Pierre Roussel (1723–1782)
Object Place: Louis XV
Legacy dimension: H. 34" W. back 51" Depth 24 7/8"
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Rose and fruit wood veneers. Bombe. Two drawers, deep shaped skirt on lower. Inlaid over with flowers in two sprays and unevenly outlined edge. Band of stamped ormolu up legs, across lower edge (broken); cartouche keyholes and mounting. Veneer gone from stiles; corners and feet mounted with ormolu. Sides inlaid in similar design. Cracked and some pieces missing. Top of dark gray marble with fossilized forms.
According to old card, signed on left front post, under marble slab. P. Roussel.
By 1951, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1952, gift of Mrs. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1952)
Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge