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Lady’s writing desk


Jean Gaspard Feilt


c. 1750

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G314
Lady’s writing desk, Jean Gaspard Feilt
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Kingwood, oak, gilt bronze
Size: 38 1/4 x 41 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (97.16 x 105.41 x 59.69 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Stamp; Sticker Stamped [G. Feilt] twice and [JME] once. 1917 loan sitcker from the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Physical Description: Bureau de Dame, Jean Gaspard Feilt, kingwood, oak, marquetry, gilded bronze mounts, French XVIII listed on cat. card as Louis XV Lady's Writ- ing Desk; Dims 38-1/4 x 41-1/2 x 23-1/2'; 6/88: a-desk; b-j-drawers; k-l lower drawers; key
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Groves Foundation
Accession Number: 80.35a-l
Artist: Jean Feilt, French, active mid 18th century
Role: Maker
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, active mid 18th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009