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Mechanical table

Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)

Date: 1781
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany and marquetry of bois satiné, sycamore, holly, ebonized holly fillets, and bayberry, the top with an amaranth border; gilt-bronze mounts; mirror glass; iron and brass fittings; green velvet (not original)
Dimensions: 28-1/2 x 30-3/4 x 19 in. (72.4 x 78.1 x 48.3 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number: 49.7.117

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