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Chest of drawers (cómoda)

Inscription

Painted on the underside of the front bottom rail in script: "de las comodas"

Provenance

By the mid-1970s, private collection, Argentina and Portugal; 9 May 1996, private collection sale, Dinastia Auction, Lisbon, Portugal, lot 213, to Manuel Castilho Antiguidades, Lisbon; 1996, sold by Castilho to a private collection, Portugal; 2012, sold by this private collection back to Castilho; 2012, sold by Castilho to Coll & Cortés, Madrid; 2013, sold by Coll & Cortés to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund

1750–1800

Object Place

Cuba

Dimensions

Overall: 116.5 x 174 x 89 cm (45 7/8 x 68 1/2 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.339

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cedar (cedrela ordorata), silver hardware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes