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Cabinet

German
around 1680-1700


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

213.36 x 92.71 x 42.27 cm (84 x 36 1/2 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.668

Medium or Technique

Wood; Oak, overlaid with light metal and inlaid with tortoise-shell and brass; two glazed doors

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Rectangular and upright. Oak, overlaid with light metal and inlaid with tortoise-shell and brass in scroll and foliate panels with crowned cyphers of conjoined CE and ML over eagles in six top ones. Two glazed doors with scalloped cross pieces. Two shelves inside screwed through back. Base with wood painted black on five legs with flat stretchers and turned pad feet. Top overhang molding slightly with concave molding.

Inscription

The double cypher appears to be CE with ML.

Markings

The number 10 is ingrained in the wood of the proper right door panel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Morton Smith