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Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (Belgian, Liège 1858–1910 Antwerp)
Red narra wood, ash, copper, enamel, glass
H. 98, W. 84, D. 25 in.
(248.9 x 213.4 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Macklowe, 1981
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Marking: Marks (stamped on back three times): SERRURIER/LIEGE
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Macklowe, New York (until 1981; their gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part I: 1900–1925," December 14, 1999–March 26, 2000, no catalogue.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Art Nouveau, 1890–1914," October 28, 2000–January 28, 2001, no. 243.

Gustave Soulier. "L'Art dans l'Habitation." Art et Décoration 7 (January–June 1900), p. 106, ill. p. 109 (installation photo, the dining room of Serrurier-Bovy's newly opened Paris showroom).

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "A Forgotten Master of Art Nouveau." Connoisseur 212 (November 1982), pp. 121, 123, ill. pp. 120 (color), 121 (installation photo, Paris showroom, 1900).

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1981–1982. New York, [1982], p. 64, ill.

Jacques-Grégoire Watelet. Serrurier-Bovy: From Art Nouveau to Art Déco. [French ed., Brussels, 1986]. London, 1987, pp. 123–24, ill. pp. 37 (installation photo, Paris showroom, 1899), 57 (color).

R. Craig Miller. Modern Design in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890–1990. New York, 1990, pp. 84–87, ill. (color, overall and details), calls it "Cabinet".

Charlotte Gere. "European Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs: 1850–1900." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 56 (Winter 1998–99), pp. 50–51, ill. (color).

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