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Vargueño (writing chest)

Spanish
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 2", W. 4' 1/2", D. 21"

Accession Number

1972.939

Medium or Technique

Wood: walnut and leather; brass

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Walnut and leather; top and sides of chest covered in brown leather with brass studding; drop front made of banded woods; center section has 8 drawers with marquetry border; 2 drawers and a cupboard on both sides of center section; brass drawer pulls in the shape of an urn. (leather in poor condition).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman