CARLIN, Martin
French cabinet-maker (b. ca. 1730, Freiburg im Breisgau, d. 1785, Paris)
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Combination table
c. 1775
Oak and pine veneered with tulipwood, sycamore, holly, boxwood and ebony; Carrara marble; gilt-bronze mounts; accessories of Sèvres porcelain, rock crystal, silver gilt, and lacquer, 74 x 71 x 42 cm (overall, table)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Combined work, writing and reading table
Veneered on oak with tulipwood, with gilt-bronze mounts, height 79 cm
Wallace Collection, London

Commode with Five Porcelain Plaques
Wood with soft-paste porcelain plaques
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Writing Table (bureau plat)
c. 1778
Oak veneered with tulipwood and set with 14 soft-paste porcelain plaques with bleu céleste ground colour, polychrome enamel decoration, gilding; set with gilt bronze mounts, modern leather top, 78 x 131 x 62 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Small writing desk (bonheur-du-jour)
c. 1768
Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, and stained sycamore; mahogany; seventeen soft-paste porcelain plaques; gilt-bronze mounts, 83 x 66 x 41 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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