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image of Lean-to Writing Desk (table à abbattant) Attributed to Pierre Migeon II
Pierre Migeon II (cabinetmaker)
French, 1701 - 1758
Lean-to Writing Desk (table à abbattant), c. 1750
veneered on oak with tulipwood, purplewood and kingwood; gilded bronze mounts
overall: 76.7 x 71.7 x 43.3 cm (30 3/16 x 28 1/4 x 17 1/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.424
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From the Tour: Rococo Decorative Arts of the Mid-1700s
Object 4 of 7

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Possibly J. Pierpont Morgan, New York. (Duveen, New York and London); by whom sold 9 December 1915 to Peter A.B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener; gift 1942 to NGA.

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