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Joseph Baumhauer
(French, active ca. 1749–72)

Factory: Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator: Decoration of plaques attributed to Jean-Jacques Pierre the Younger (active 1763–1800)
Date: ca. 1770
Culture: French (Paris and Sèvres)
Medium: Oak, tulipwood, gilt bronze, soft-paste porcelain, leather, silk
Dimensions: H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm.), W. 34 1/2 in. (87.6 cm.), D. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm.)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.47

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