Firm of Ferdinand Duvinage, Paris, France

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556

The firm of Duvinage specialized in finely worked marquetry in the Japanese taste. In 1877 Ferdinand Duvinage's widow obtained a patent for this type of decoration, which combined wood marquetry with metal cloissoné on an ivory ground.

Panel, Firm of Ferdinand Duvinage, Paris, France, Ivory, various woods, engraved brass, green and red filler, on laminated wood, gilt metal frame, French, Paris

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