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Corner cabinet: M.6B-1961

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Corner display cabinet of lacquered wood, painted with gilt chinoiseres on black ground and lined with contemporary Chinese wallpaper; the stands with cabriole legs. One of a pair with M.6A-1961

Measurements and weight

Depth: 59.0 cm
Height: 144.5 cm
Width: 106.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


17th Century#
Circa 1680 - Circa 1720


Probably made in China for the European market.

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Components of the work

Carcase composed of wood
Decoration composed of lacquer gold
Lining composed of wallpaper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6B-1961
Primary reference Number: 77330
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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