Drop-Front Secrétaire (Secrétaire à Abattant)

Joseph Baumhauerabout 1765 - 1770

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: Drop-Front Secrétaire (Secrétaire à Abattant)
  • Creator: Joseph Baumhauer
  • Date: about 1765 - 1770
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 137.2 x 104.1 x 38.1 cm (54 x 41 x 15 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood and amaranth; gilt bronze mounts; marble top
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Furniture
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.DA.969
  • Markings: Markings: Stamped "JOSEPH" between two fleur-de-lys three times, twice on the left forecorner and once on the right forecorner.
  • Display Location: Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum South Pavilion, Gallery S111
  • Department: Sculpture & Decorative Arts
  • Culture: French
  • Classification: Decorative Arts