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Desk (bonheur du jour)

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 (active 1763–1800)
Decorator:
and Guillaume Noël (active 1755–1807)
Decorator:
and Denis Levé (active 1754–93, 1795–1805)
Date:
ca. 1769
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oak, mahogany, tulipwood, sycamore, ebony, box and harewood, gilt-bronze mounts, soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
32 1/4 x 26 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (81.9 x 66.7 x 40cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.54
206969

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