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Cabinet

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

Factory:
Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Plaques painted by Jean-Baptiste Tandart (active 1754–1800)
Maker:
Plaques gilded by Jean-Pierre Boulanger (1722–1785, active 1754–85)
Maker:
and Cyprien-Julien Hirel de Choisy (active 1770–1812)
Date:
ca. 1775–80
Culture:
French (Paris and Sèvres)
Medium:
Oak veneered with tulipwood and amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt bronze, soft-paste porcelain, marble, mirror glass, silk
Dimensions:
H. 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm.), W. 43 1/8 in. (109.5 cm.), D. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm.)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.51
202157

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