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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


Count Grammondo, Spain; (Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York); inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania after purchase 15 December 1915 with funds of the estate; gift 1942 to NGA.

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