Desk (bonheur du jour)

Maker: Attributed to Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Factory: Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator: Plaques decorated by Jean-Jacques Pierre the Younger (French, active 1763–1800)
Decorator: and Guillaume Noël (French, active 1755–1807)
Decorator: and Denis Levé (French, active 1754–93, 1795–1805)
Date: ca. 1769
Culture: French, Sèvres
Medium: Oak, mahogany, tulipwood, sycamore, ebony, box and harewood, gilt-bronze mounts, soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 32 1/4 × 26 1/4 × 15 3/4 in. (81.9 × 66.7 × 40 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.60.54

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