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SèvresVeneered, Breccia marble top, king and tulipwood, shaded diamond patterned marquetry. Upper section housing two open compartments and two drawers. Exterior, oval Sèvres porcelain plaque cornered by small triangular spandrels.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1850–80

Object Place

France

Dimensions

102.87 x 65.09 cm (40 1/2 x 25 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2512

Medium or Technique

Oak, veneered with kingwood and tulipwood; Sevres porcelain plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture