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Title

Lady’s writing desk

Artist

Jean Gaspard Feilt

Date

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