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Creator Name: Blake, London
Creator Qualifier: Firm of
Creator Role: Cabinetmaker
Creator Name-CRT: Blake, London (Firm)
Title: One of a Pair of Commodes with Tendril Marquetry of Tortoiseshell and Brass
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1840
Creation End Date: 1860
Creation Date: c. 1850
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: carcasses of oak, drawers of oak and walnut; veneered principally with panels of tortoiseshell inlaid with brass marquetry and bordered by ebony; mounts of gilt bronze; tops of dark red marble veined with white
Dimensions: H. 34 3/4 in. (88.3 cm.); W. 48 3/4 in. (123.8 cm.); D. 25 1/4 in. (64.2 cm.)
Inscriptions: Impressed, on the backs of the principal mounts: Blake.
AMICA Contributor: The Frick Collection
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 16.5.2
Credit Line: Henry Clay Frick Bequest
Copyright: Licensed for non-commercial, educational use.
Related Document Description: New York, The Frick Collection. A Guide to Works of Art on Exhibition [checklist]. 1997, n.p. New York, The Frick Collection. An Illustrated Catalogue. Vol.5 Furniture. [cat.]. 1992, pp.233-246.
AMICA ID: TFC_.19165002
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Frick Collection, New York, 1999
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