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Print cabinet: M.23-1947

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Print cabinet veneered in walnut with four doors, standing on bracket feet.

Oak carcase, the four sides, the flat top, and the inside of all four doors, veneered in walnut, with cross-banding and herring-bone banding, standing on four simple bracket feet. One central division inside, the sides slotted for holding and alterring the height of the shelves.


History note: Phillip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764), Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire, situated in the Harley Library ; sold by a later owner, Lord Clifden, to Collins and Clark of Cambridge; sold to Mallett's, 40 New Bond Street, London; sold to Phillips of Hitchen, from whom purchased by The Fitzwilliam Museum

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Bought with the Grace F. Clarke Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 38 3/4 in
Height: 30 3//8 in
Width: 66 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1947-12-12) by Phillips of Hitchen


Early 18th Century
George II
Circa 1735 CE - Circa 1745 CE

Components of the work

Carcase composed of oak
Veneer composed of walnut
Inside Doors

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.23-1947
Primary reference Number: 97803
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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