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Ebony cabinet on stand: KTL.2-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ebony cabinet on stand


Maker: Waals, Peter van der




Rectangular, with twelve small drawers flanking a central door, above two long drawers. The stand has an open shelf, lattice sides, and back rails. The whole thing has finely chamfered edges

Legal notes

Anonymous lender

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.5 cm
Height: 117 cm
Width: 73.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1984) by Anonymous


20th century
Production date: circa AD 1920

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: KTL.2-1984
Primary reference Number: 206822
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Created: Tuesday 29 September 2015 Updated: Monday 5 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 6 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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