Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville, ca. 1736–52, with later additions. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1963 (63.228.1) | Superb carving, partly in high relief, constitutes the chief glory of this paneling, which comes from one of the private residences of eighteenth century Paris.