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Pedestal

Maker:
Style of André Charles Boulle (French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date:
second half 17th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood with gilt-bronze mounts
Dimensions:
3 1/4 × 7 1/2 in. (8.3 × 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.388
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil: 165

Marking: Rectangular paper label with chamfered corners, printed blue border, printed in blue in the field "No.", inscribed in ink: 1735
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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