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Desk (Bonheur du jour)

Date: ca. 1780–90
Culture: British
Medium: Wood, ivory, gilt-bronze Carcass woods: mahogany and oak, with mahogany drawer linings Veneer woods include satinwood, mahogany, yewwood, tulipwood, rosewood, partridegewood (?), walnut, green-stained sycamore, and boxwood stringing
Dimensions: 41-5/16 x 34-7/8 x 18-5/8 in. (104.9 x 88.6 x 47.3 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: From the Marion E. and Leonard A. Cohn Collection, Bequest of Marion E. Cohn, 1966
Accession Number: 66.64.5

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