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Cabinet

Rectangular and upright. Oak, overlaid with light metal and inlaid with tortoise-shell and brass in scroll and foliate panels with crowned cyphers of conjoined CE and ML over eagles in six top ones. Two glazed doors with scalloped cross pieces. Two shelves inside screwed through back. Base with...

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Inscription

The double cypher appears to be CE with ML.

Marks

The number 10 is ingrained in the wood of the proper right door panel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Morton Smith

German, around 1680-1700

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

56.668

Medium or Technique

Wood; Oak, overlaid with light metal and inlaid with tortoise-shell and brass; two glazed doors

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes