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Cabinet on Stand:Bird in marquetry
Cabinet on Stand:Bird in marquetry
This bird is one of several that appear on the drawers of this cabinet. This bird is similar to one found on the top of a marquetry table in the Getty Museum, also attributed to Boulle.


Attributed to André-Charles Boulle
French, Paris, about 1675 - 1680
Oak veneered with ebony, pewter, tortoiseshell, brass, ivory, horn, and various woods; with drawers of snake wood; painted and gilded wood figures; bronze mounts
7 ft. 6 1/2 in. x 4 ft. 11 1/2 in. x 2 ft. 2 1/4 in.
77.DA.1