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image of Writing and Toilet Table (table mécanique) Attributed to Jean-François Oeben
Jean-François Oeben (cabinetmaker)
German, 1721 - 1763
Writing and Toilet Table (table mécanique), c. 1750/1755
veneered on oak with marquetry of tulipwood, kingwood, sycamore, ebony, boxwood, and other woods, some of them stained green and with traces of other colors; gilded bronze mounts
overall: 72.6 x 77.7 x 44 cm (28 9/16 x 30 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Rococo Decorative Arts of the Mid-1700s
Object 7 of 7

1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 18.
1962Boutemy, André. "Les Tables-Coiffeuses de Jean-François Oeben." Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art (1962): 106-109, 111, fig. 2.
1973Boutemy, André. "Analyses stylistiques et essais d'attribution de meubles français anonymes du XVIIIe siècle." Brussels: 217-221, repros.

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