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Writing Desk (Bureau Plat)

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Name:
Writing Desk (Bureau Plat)
Artist:
Charles Cressent (French, b.1685, d.1768), attributed maker
Date:
Circa 1730
Place:
Paris/France
Medium:
purplewood veneer on pine, gilt bronze mounts, Morocco leather top
Measurements:
30 x 76 1/2 x 37 1/2 in. (76.2 x 194.3 x 95.3 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Department:
Decorative Arts and Design
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase: Gift of Mrs. E.L. Flagg, Reuben R. Springer, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus King, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Traber Goshorn, Mary Dexter, Annie M. Howard, Reverend Alfred D. Pell, Benjamin Miller, and others, by exchange
Accession No:
1977.183

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