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Commode

A work made of oak, mahogany, kingwood, purple heart, and unidentified exotic woods, gilt bronze, and marble.
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  • A work made of oak, mahogany, kingwood, purple heart, and unidentified exotic woods, gilt bronze, and marble.

Date:

1770/80

Artist:

Jean Henri Riesener
French, born Germany, 1734-1806
Paris

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 233

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Jean Henri Riesener (Cabinetmaker)

Title

Commode

Origin

France

Date

1770–1780

Medium

Oak, mahogany, kingwood, purple heart, and unidentified exotic woods, gilt bronze, and marble

Dimensions

95.9 × 165.7 × 56.5 cm (37 3/4 × 65 1/4 × 22 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Major Acquisitions Fund and Wirt D. Walker Endowment

Reference Number

1972.412

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