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Cabinet writing desk (vargueno)

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Walnut with iron mounts backed with velvet, bone inlay. Rectangular cabinet with drop-lid resting on a stand composed of turned end supports joined by stretchers and arcading, and fitted with carved pulls which slide out to support the writing leaf. The front surface of the cabinet is decorated...

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Credit Line

Gift of Richard W. Dwight

early 17th century

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

382.02 x 295.15 cm (150 3/8 x 116 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.614a

Medium or Technique

Wood; walnut with iron mounts backed with velvet, bone inlay

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture