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Furniture Design: Elevation of a Pedestal or Case

Gilles-Marie Oppenordtca. 1690

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

The left half of the elevation of a pedestal or of a case. At center, on a bracket, a girl kneels.

Details

  • Title: Furniture Design: Elevation of a Pedestal or Case
  • Creator: Gilles-Marie Oppenord
  • Date Created: ca. 1690
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Counter proof in red chalk on off-white laid paper
  • Provenance: Hippolyte Destailleur (sale Paris, May 19, 1896, no. 467 (illus.); Léon Decloux
  • Markings: Watermark: J [fleur-de-lis-]cvsson
  • Dimensions: 41.5 x 23.7 cm (16 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.)
  • Bibliography: Peter Fuhring, "Designs for and after Boulle Furniture," The Burlington Magazine, Vol.CXXXIV, no.1071 (June 1992), p.359, fn. 41.

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