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Cuivre doré in style of Caffieri, scrolls and flowers surmounted by figure of man in Chinese style, holding Umbrella. (Flower branch on left partly restored).

Provenance

1930, Mr. and Mrs. Claus A. Spreckels; December 6, 1930, sale, Anderson Galleries, lot 212. 1931, purchased by the MFA for $1700. (Accession Date: January 2, 1931)

Credit Line

Martha Silsbee Fund

18th century

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

31.10

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture