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Description Adam Weisweiler was one of a number of German furniture-makers who moved to France during the reign of Louis XVI. He was celebrated for his delicate furniture, which was acquired by Queen Marie Antoinette, various members of the Bonaparte family, and by the Prince of Wales. This console, or side table, bears a circular medallion showing a "Sacrifice to Peace" manufactured in England by Josiah Wedgwood and exported to France.
Provenance Baron Alfred de Rothschild; Jacques Seligmann & Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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late 18th century
rosewood, marble, ormolu, painted tin, ceramic
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H: 34 13/16 × W: 48 1/16 × D: 11 15/16 in. (88.5 × 122 × 30.4 cm)


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