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Mahogany cabinet on bombe-shaped base. Upper section pedimented, pointed in center. Carved moldings in burnished gilt outline pediment and lower bands. Two mirrored doors with gilt carved moldings outlining each glass and shaped at corners enclose ten drawers, each with large Chippendale brass...

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Credit Line

Gift of Albert Sack

English (London), about 1740

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 248.9 x 116 cm (98 x 45 11/16 in.) Other (Storage width; including all): 63.4 cm (24 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.737

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneered on oak, deal (pine), brass, glass, with later gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture