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Carved walnut. Rectangular with rope and acanthus carving on overhanging edge. Shaped panel to floor at front with scrolls and swags in high relief bold mermaids at corners outstretched arms holding scrolls on panelled ends. Back has three small drawers d

Provenance

Sold by Francesco Romano, Florence, to the MFA for $18,000. (Accession date: January 10, 1962)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

16th century

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Dimensions

85.09 x 101.6 cm (33 1/2 x 40 in.)

Accession Number

62.7

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture