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Sacristy cupboard

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Provenance

By 1916, Elia Volpi (b. 1858 - d. 1938), Florence; November 21-22, 1916, Volpi sale, American Art Galleries, New York, lot 454, to the MFA for $4300. (Accession Date: December 7, 1916)

Credit Line

the Sarah Elizabeth Simpson Fund

Italian, about 1500

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 154cm (60 5/8in.) Other (Part A): 457.5 x 92cm (180 1/8 x 36 1/4in.) Other (Part B): 470.5 x 128cm (185 1/4 x 50 3/8in.)

Accession Number

16.384

Medium or Technique

Wood; walnut

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture