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Mechanical Reading, Writing, and Toilet Table:Maker's stamp
Mechanical Reading, Writing, and Toilet Table:Maker's stamp
The table bears the stamp of the maker Jean-François Oeben (J.F. OEBEN) and the stamp of approval by the senior members of the cabinetmakers' guild (JME for Jurande des menuisier-ébénistes).


Jean-François Oeben
French, Paris, about 1750
Oak veneered with various dyed woods; iron mechanism; gilt-bronze mounts
H: 2 ft. 4 3/4 in. x W: 2 ft. 5 1/8 in. x D: 1 ft. 2 7/8 in.
70.DA.84