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Creator Name: Carlin, Martin
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Cabinetmaker
Creator Dates/Places: c.1730-1785
Creator Name-CRT: Martin Carlin
Title: Mechanical Reading and Writing Table with Sèvres Porcelain Plaques
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1779
Creation End Date: 1783
Creation Date: c. 1781
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: carcasses of oak, cedar, and mahogany, drawers of oak and cedar; veneered with panels of holly, ebony, and maple marquetry bordered by amaranth and with panels and strips of plain and tulipwood, maple, mahogany, and satinwood; mounts of gilt bronze; shelf of white marble lightly frlecked with gray
Dimensions: H. closed 30 3/8 in. (77.2 cm.); H. fully extended 45 3/4 in. (116.1 cm.); W. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm.); D. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm.)
Inscriptions: Branded, under the left side of the drawer case: M. CARLIN
AMICA Contributor: The Frick Collection
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 15.5.62
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.196. New York, TheFrick Collection. An Illustrated Catalogue. Vol.6 Furniture and Gilt Bronzes. [cat.]. 1992, pp.12-26.
AMICA ID: TFC_.19155062
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Frick Collection, New York, 1999
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