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Cupboard (armario)

Spanish Colonial
1700–1800


Object Place: Probably Sucre, Bolivia

Dimensions

213.36 x 128.27 x 86.36 cm (84 x 50 1/2 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

1997.41

Medium or Technique

Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Large cupboard consisting of three superimposed sections: upper cupboard with doors carved with four panels of lions; two horizontal doors of middle section carved with four panels of foliate pattern; each side of case also carved with twelve panels of foliate decoration; slightly projecting cornice, base molding, stiles, and rails also fully carved; wrought-iron locks on doors; interior of upper sections fitted with original shelves and brackets.

Provenance

Acquired from the Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia, by the donors in 1966; to the Museum in 1997 (Accession Date: March 26, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton