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Corner shelf (repisa riconcera)

about 1800
Serafín Antonio Almeida (Venezuelan, 1752–1822)


Object Place: Caracas, Venezuela

Dimensions

Overall: 44.9 × 47 × 47 cm (17 11/16 × 18 1/2 × 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.90

Medium or Technique

Cedar veneered with gateado and carreto woods

Not On View

Classifications

Furniture

Provenance

Carlos Manuel Möller (b. 1896 – d. 1966), Caracas, Venezuela [see note 1]. By 1966, Alfredo Machado Gómez, Caracas; by descent to Carmen Zingg de Machado, Caracas and to Teresa M. Machado, Caracas; 1998, sold by Teresa Machado to the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Caracas; 2017, gift of the Colección Cisneros to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 2017)

NOTES:
[1] Provenance information is taken from Carlos F. Duarte, Muebles venezolanos: siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII, Caracas: Grupo Editor Cuatro, 1966, 181.

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in honor of Antonieta and Leopoldo López