Louis XIV at the Getty (June 9, 2015 to July 31, 2016)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), June 9, 2015 to July 31, 2016
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Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum South Pavilion, Gallery S102
Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642 - 1732, master before 1666)
Paris, France (Place created)
about 1680 - 1685
Oak veneered with marquetry tortoise shell, pewter, brass, ebony, horn, ivory, boxwood, cherry, natural and stained sycamore, pear, thuya, satinwood, cedar, beech and amaranth; gilt-bronze mounts
72.1 x 110.5 x 73.7 cm (28 3/8 x 43 1/2 x 29 in.)
Very few pieces of furniture are veneered with two types of marquetry. A single person seems to have made all of them, including this table, as they include many comparable