“Paris-New York”: Curator Peter Kenny on the Fascinating French Style Furniture Made in New York

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Crafted in the New York workshop of celebrated French cabinet-maker Charles-Honoré Lannuier, the twin card tables in the Richmond Room of the Metropolitan Museum of Art are superb examples of Federal period furniture. In this video, curator Peter Kenny describes the ways in which Lannuier’s magnificent tables perfectly encapsulate America’s fascination with the French Empire style. This video was produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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