André-Charles Boulle / Kneehole Desk with Tendril Marquetry of Tortoiseshell and Brass / c. 1700André-Charles Boulle
Kneehole Desk with Tendril Marquetry of Tortoiseshell and Brass
c. 1700

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Creator Name: Boulle, André-Charles
Creator Qualifier: Workshop of
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Cabinetmaker
Creator Name-CRT: André-Charles Boulle
Title: Kneehole Desk with Tendril Marquetry of Tortoiseshell and Brass
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Creation Start Date: 1680
Creation End Date: 1720
Creation Date: c. 1700
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: carcass of oak and fir, drawers of walnut and oak; veneered with panels of brass inlaid with tortoiseshell marquetry and bordered by ebony; mounts of gilt bronze; top covered with black leather
Dimensions: H. 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm.); W. 57 7/8 in. (147 cm.); D. 29 1/8 in. (74 cm.)
AMICA Contributor: The Frick Collection
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 18.5.101
Credit Line: Henry Clay Frick Bequest
Copyright: Licensed for non-commercial, educational use.
Related Document Description: New York, The Frick Collection. A Guide to Works of Art on Exhibition [checklist]. 1997, n.p. New York, The Frick Collection. Art in the Frick Collection: Paintings, Sculpture, Decorative Arts [cat.]. Comps. C. Ryskamp, et al., 1996, p.186. New York, TheFrick Collection. An Illustrated Catalogue. Vol.5 Furniture. [cat.]. 1992, pp.188-203.
AMICA ID: TFC_.19185101
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Frick Collection, New York, 1999

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