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Made by Martin Carlin, German (active Paris), c. 1730 - 1785. Plaques made by the Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, France, 1756 - present. Plaques painted by Vincent Taillandier, French, 1736 - 1790, and by Jean-Baptiste Tandart, French, active 1754 - 1800.

Made in France, Europe

c. 1777-1780

Oak with satinwood, tulipwood, and mahogany veneers; gilded bronze mounts; soft-paste porcelain plaques with enamel and gilt decoration

39 x 27 9/16 x 16 1/8 inches (99.1 x 70 x 41 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 367, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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Credit Line:
Bequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939

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