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Cabinet: MAR.M.210 & A-1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 17 (Flower)

Maker(s)

Possibly Gole, Pierre (Maker)

Description

Cabinet with ten drawers, and a central cupboard flanked by corinthian columns and pilasters, decorated with marquetry of vases of flowers, birds, and flowering sprays, on an ebonized wood stand. The frame of which has been cut in the centre to make it smaller and to fit the cabinet.
The stand is not contemporary

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Louis XIV (1638-1715)
Circa 1680 CE - Circa 1690 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Stand composed of ebonized wood Depth 18¼ in Height 36 7/8 in Width 52 3/4 in
Cabinet Depth 17 7/8 in Height 31 ¼ in Width 54¼ in

Techniques used in production

Marquetry

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.210 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 107843
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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