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Desk:Reclining African figure
Desk:Reclining African figure
Various exotic figures decorate the detailed marquetry surface of the table. A cupid aims his small bow and arrow at a reclining African figure in a feather headress and skirt.


Unknown
French, Paris, about 1692 - about 1700
Fir, veneered with brass, copper, silver, ebony, bone, horn, mother-of-pearl, and tortoiseshell; drawers of beech, oak, walnut; silvered-bronze mount; silk velvet; steel key
2 ft. 3 3/4 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. x 1 ft. 8 in.
87.DA.77