Jean Dunand (French (born Switzerland), Lancy 1877–1942 Paris)
Lacquered wood, eggshell
H.27-1/8, W.27-5/8, D.18-7/8 in. (68.9 x 70.2 x 47.9 cm.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Chow, 1986
Not on view
possibly Caleb Bragg, Montauk, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Michael Chow, Los Angeles (until 1986; their gift to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Jean Dunand: Master of Art Deco," May 23–October 28, 1998, no catalogue.
R. Craig Miller inRecent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1986–1987. New York, 1987, p. 86, ill.
Mechthild Baumeister. "Jean Dunand—A Master of Art Déco Lacquer." Ostasiatische und europäische Lacktechniken. East Asian and European Lacquer Techniques. Ed. Michael Kühlenthal. Munich, 2000, pp. 211–12, ill. inside front and back covers (color details), fig. 12 (detail), colorpls. XXIII.1 (overall), .2, .3 (cross sections).