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Cabinet (vargueno)

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Writing cabinet, walnut. Rectangular cabinet with drop front. Bolts, hooks, drops, lock and hasp and pierced designs in wrought iron. Wrought iron handles at sides. Interior fitted with drawers, decorated with bone and gilt.

Provenance

1921, purchased by the MFA for $1200 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: June 2, 1921) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 21.1282a and 21.1282b were purchased together for $1200.

Credit Line

George A. Goddard Fund

Spanish, 16th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

73.66 x 46.99 x 112.39 cm (29 x 18 1/2 x 44 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1282b

Medium or Technique

Wood, walnut and pine, wrought iron, ivory, velvet, gold, silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture