Cabinet-on-stand

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

Cabinet-on-stand

  • England or the Netherlands, about 1690
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.)
Medium or Technique
Ebony, boxwood, yew, and other woods; ivory veneered on wood; oak
Classification
Furniture
Type
Case-piece
Accession Number
1987.467a-b
On view
Simone and Alan Hartman Galleries (European Decorative Arts) - 241

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