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Boulle, Andre–Charles

(French, 1642–1732)

Works of Art (3)

Armoire, ca. 1710, Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (French), Tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and ebony on oak; gilt-bronze (59.108)
Clock with pedestal (Pendule sur gaine), ca. 1690, Movement by Jacques III Thuret (French) or more likely his father, Isaac II Thuret (French); case by André-Charles Boulle (French) after designs supplied by Jean Berain (French), Case: oak, with brass and engraved pewter inlay on a tortoiseshell ground, and gilt-bronze mounts; dial: gilt brass with enamel numerals; movement: brass and steel (58.53)
Commode, ca. 1710–32, André-Charles Boulle (French), Walnut veneered with ebony and marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble top (1982.60.82)