attributed to Gervais Durand (1839- circa 1920)
Oak carcass, kingwood, purpleheart and gilt bronze mounts
75.2 x 120 x 64 cm
Place of origin
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Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
A bureau plat, French, in the Louis XVI style, attributed to Gervais Durand (1839 - circa 1920), oak carcass veneered with kingwood and purpleheart, the rectangular leather top above three drawers, on square-section tapering legs, with gilt bronze mounts.
Date of acquisition not recorded; bequeathed by Margaret McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald Greville (1863-1942) with Polesden Lacey, to the National Trust, in memory of her father, William McEwan (1827-1913).
Makers and roles
attributed to Gervais Durand (1839- circa 1920), cabinet maker