Plaque made from dark brown Bois Durci, c. 1860.

1856-1888 in Paris and France

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Furniture plaque of dark brown Bois Durci, decorated with ornate border and oval, showing hooded female figure with handful of crops, c. 1860

Selection of plaques made of dark brown Bois Durci, French, c. 1860


Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
Purchase (Roger Newport)

Cite this page


We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.

Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero

Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data


Download catalogue entry as json

View manifest in IIIF viewer

Add to Animal Crossing Art Generator

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.