West Building, Ground Floor

East Building, Concourse
  • Work of Art
    Riesener, Jean-Henri
     French, 1734 - 1806
    Roll-top Desk (Bureau à cylindre)
    c. 1775/1785
    veneered on oak principally with tulipwood and purplewood, with ebony (or wood stained to resemble ebony) and boxwood for stringing; gilded bronze mounts
    overall: 121.3 x 128.2 x 78.2 cm (47 3/4 x 50 1/2 x 30 13/16 in.) overall (depth of table top): 34.8 cm (13 11/16 in.) overall (height to table top): 76.2 cm (30 in.)
    Widener Collection
    1942.9.410
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