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Cabinet

about 1870

Designed by Bruce Talbert, Scottish, 1838–1881


Dimensions

218.1 x 61.9 x 112.4 cm (85 7/8 x 24 3/8 x 44 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.188

Medium or Technique

Cherry, oak; veneers of thuya, ebony, walnut, and rosewood

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Above the ebonized plinth, the body of the cabinet has two doors in front, each decorated with chevron-veneering within an ebonizing trefoil frame, and a foliate marquetry medallion above within ebonized framing.

Provenance

In a private collection in Nova Scotia. New York. 1997, sold by Margaret B. Caldwell to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 19, 1997)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund and Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund