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Jewel coffer on stand (petit coffre à bijoux)

Coffer attributed to Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)

Factory:
Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Plaque decoration attributed to Michel-Gabriel Commelin (1746–1802)
Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Paris and Sèvres
Medium:
Oak veneered with tulipwood, sycamore, holly, and ebonized holly; thirteen soft-paste porcelain plaques; gilt bronze mounts; velvet (not original)
Dimensions:
37 1/2 × 21 3/4 × 14 1/2 in. (95.3 × 55.2 × 36.8 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.42
202150:11

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