Small oval writing table (one of a pair)

Maker:
Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix (French, 1727–1799)
Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bois satiné, possibly purplewood, holly and stained holly on oak substrate; bottom shelf: walnut; gilt-bronze mounts; leather writing surface
Dimensions:
Overall: 29 × 20 × 14 3/4 in. (73.7 × 50.8 × 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.152
Not on view
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)