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Malayan, mottled amboina wood; chiseled and cast mercury-gilt bronze; stamped with the crowned N, COMP (iegne), and JACOB FRERES/R (ue) MESLEE. Table was part of royal furniture of Chateau de Compiegne made for Napoleon Bonaparte by the Brothers Jacob. The bronze caryatids supporting 4 corners...

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Credit Line

Centennial Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Allis

French, about 1880–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

93.34 x 135.89 x 90.8 cm (36 3/4 x 53 1/2 x 35 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1034

Medium or Technique

Wood; Bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens