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Corner cabinet: M.3 & A-2003

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Barnsley, Sidney (Maker)
Bucknell, Alfred (Maker)


Mahogany cabinet, on stained oak base, with one two-panelled door with a brass plate and pendant handle, keyhole, and key (A)


History note: Nellie Lovibond; Basil Lovibond Gimson; Dr Janet Roscoe, née Gimson (1914-2002); her daughter, Mrs Barley Davies; lent by Mrs Davies in 2002

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Barley Davies in memory of her mother, Dr Janet Roscoe, née Gimson (1914-2002)

Measurements and weight

Height: 98 cm
Width: 83.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Davies, Barley, Mrs


Early 20th century
Production date: circa AD 1910


Brass plate and pendant handle by Alfred Bucknell

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Carcase composed of mahogany Base composed of oak Depth 59.5 cm

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3 & A-2003
Primary reference Number: 98144
Old loan number: AAL.2 & A-2002
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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