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Cabinet-on-stand

England or the Netherlands
about 1690


Object Place, England or The Netherlands

Dimensions

172.5 x 48.9 x 118.7 cm (67 15/16 x 19 1/4 x 46 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.467a-b

Medium or Technique

Ebony, boxwood, yew, and other woods; ivory veneered on wood; oak

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Cabinet has a molded cornice surmounting a long frieze drawer above two doors which open to reveal twelve drawers surrounding a central door. Smaller door conceals six drawers. Cabinet rests on a plinth with molded edges containing a long drawer. Stand composed of four spiral-turned legs connected by a turned stretcher. Front, sides, and interior veneered with floral marquetry of various woods and ivory.

Provenance

Carlton Hobbs, London. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund to the MFA in 1987 (Accession Date: September 23, 1987)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund