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Decorative Arts

DESIGNER AND MANUFACTURER Kimbel and Cabus, 1863-1882
MEDIUM Rosewood, other woods, gilt decoration
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1865-1875
    DIMENSIONS 62 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 68 in. (158.8 x 48.9 x 172.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Kimbel and Cabus (1863-1882). Cabinet, ca. 1865-1875. Rosewood, other woods, gilt decoration, 62 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 68 in. (158.8 x 48.9 x 172.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 45.96. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 45.96_10.201_10.209_41.980.22_PS9_.jpg)
    IMAGE group, 45.96_10.201_10.209_41.980.22_PS9_.jpg., 2018
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cabinet, rosewood decorated with carving, gilt incising and ebonized areas; rectangular form, quarter-round ends enclosed by inlaid doors (interior shelves); lower part of center section recessed with three relief columns on each side; circular center lower section with stained marquetry inlay design of a mythological scene of a centaur and youth both holding bows and arrows. Condition: Good.
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