Writing table by Andre-Charles Boulle

Entirely veneered with black tortoiseshell inlaid with a closely covered design in engraved brass.

Details

Medium:
Wood & tortoiseshell
Dimensions:
101.6 x 50.8 cm
Acquired in:
1921
Presented by:
H Clifford Smith through The Art Fund

In the early style of A C Boulle in whose workshop it was probably made.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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