Walnut, probably cabinetmaker's model. molded over-hanging top with dentil carving & brackets. Two doors hinged with loops to narrow panels, single shelf inside. Sides have mouldings at edge. Heavy molded base.
1930, Camillo Castiglioni (b. 1879 - d. 1957), Vienna; November 28-29, 1930, Castiglioni sale, Ball and Graupe, Berlin, lot 206. 1955, Eugene L. Garbáty (b. 1880 - d. 1966), East Norwalk, CT [see note 1]; 1955, gift of Garbáty to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955) NOTES:  Garbáty emigrated from Berlin to New York between 1938 and 1939, bringing much of his art collection with him. It is probable, though not securely documented, that he had acquired this already by 1938.
Gift of Eugene L. Garbáty