Artist Charles Topino, French, 1745-1789
Title
  • Work Table
Date c. 1775
Medium Oak and fir carcase with marquetry and lacquered bronze mounts
Dimensions Height x diameter: 30 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (77.8 x 31.75 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.205
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Stamped on the underside of the drawer-case at left: C. TOPINO, accompanied by JME guild mark. Nailed to the underside of the case at right is an oval brass plaque engraved with the Rose Terrace inventory number: 136.
E. Couvert [dealer], Paris;
acquired by Anna Thomson Dodge, through L. Alavoine [dealer], New York, 1932;
Anna Thomson Dodge, Grosse Pointe, MI
Winokur, Ronald L., "The Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Collection," Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 50, no. 3, 1971, pp. 43-51

Dell, T. et al, THE DODGE COLLECTION OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH AND ENGLISH ART AT THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, New York & Detroit, 1996, no. 6,
pp. 52-53, color repr. p. 53 (entry by T. Dell)