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Cabinetto

Italian
late 15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

48.58 x 41.91 x 30.48 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/2 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

55.1000

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Walnut, probably cabinetmaker’s model. molded over-hanging top with dentil carving & brackets. Two doors hinged with loops to narrow panels, single shelf inside. Sides have mouldings at edge. Heavy molded base.

Provenance

1930, Camillo Castiglioni (b. 1879 - d. 1957), Vienna; November 28-29, 1930, Castiglioni sale, Ball and Graupe, Berlin, lot 206. 1955, Eugene L. Garbáty (b. 1880 - d. 1966), East Norwalk, CT [see note 1]; 1955, gift of Garbáty to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

NOTES:
[1] Garbáty emigrated from Berlin to New York between 1938 and 1939, bringing much of his art collection with him. It is probable, though not securely documented, that he had acquired this already by 1938.

Credit Line

Gift of Eugene L. Garbáty