Adjustable reading and writing table (pupitre à crémaillère, servant de table)

Maker: Attributed to Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1760–65
Culture: French
Medium: Tulipwood; gilt bronze, brass, steel
Dimensions: H. 57 x W. 21 x D. 16 in. (144.8 x 53.3 x 40.6 cm); H. of tray: 27-3/8 (69.5); Lectern: H. 16 x W. 21-1/8 x D. 3-1/2 in. (40.6 x 53.7 x 8.9 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, by exchange, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.433

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