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Card Table

Object Details

Title:

Card Table

Artist/Maker:

Jean-François Oeben (French, born Germany, 1721 - 1763, master 1761)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1760

Medium:

Oak veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, bloodwood, walnut, holly, maple and green-stained burlmaple; gilt-bronze mounts

Object Number:

71.DA.105

Dimensions:

70.5 × 85 × 36.8 cm (27 3/4 × 33 7/16 × 14 1/2 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1970

Charles Hedworth Mills, 4th baron Hillingdon, English, 1922 - 1978 (Essex, England) [sold, Highly Important French Furniture, Christie's, London, May 14, 1970, lot 102 to Frank Partridge & Sons, Ltd.]
Source: French and Company invoice dated December 13, 1971 in the files of the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts, J. Paul Getty Museum.

1970 - 1971

Frank Partridge & Sons, Ltd., founded 1902 (London, England), sold through French and Company to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1971.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The J. Paul Getty Collection of French Decorative Arts (October 3, 1972 to August 31, 1973)
  • The Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit), October 3, 1972 to August 31, 1973
Bibliography
Bibliography

Fredericksen, Burton B., ed. The J. Paul Getty Museum: Greek and Roman Antiquities, Western European Paintings, French Decorative Arts of the Eighteenth Century (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1975), pp. 142, 161, ill.

Wilson, Gillian. Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1977), p. 64, no. 84.

Fredericksen, Burton B., Jiří Frel, and Gillian Wilson. Guidebook: The J. Paul Getty Museum. 4th ed. Sandra Morgan, ed. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1978), p. 123.

Fredericksen, Burton B., Jiří Frel, and Gillian Wilson. The J. Paul Getty Museum Guidebook. 5th ed. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1980), p. 119.

Sassoon, Adrian, and Gillian Wilson. Decorative Arts: A Handbook of the Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986), p. 31, no. 66.

Bremer-David, Charissa, et al. Decorative Arts: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue of the Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1993), p. 53, no. 70.

Ramond, Pierre. Chefs-d'oeuvre des marqueteurs. Vol. 2, De la Régence à nos jours (Dourdan: Éditions H. Vial, 1996), pp. 108-9, ill.

Ramond, Pierre. Masterpieces of Marquetry. Vol. 2, From the Régence to the Present Day (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000), pp. 108-109, ill.

Wilson, Gillian, and Arlen Heginbotham. French Rococo Ébénisterie in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2021), introduction.