<em>Cabinet, One of Pair</em>, ca. 1600. Zhangmu (Camphorwood), clothes section: 106 1/8 in. (269.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Feinberg and Dr. and Mrs. Robert Feinberg, 82.174.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 82.174.1_82.174.2_bw.jpg)

Cabinet, One of Pair

Medium: Zhangmu (Camphorwood)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1600

Dimensions: clothes section: 106 1/8 in. (269.6 cm) hat section: 71 x 56 1/4 x 23 7/8 in. (180.3 x 142.9 x 60.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Asian Galleries, The Arts of China, 2nd Floor

Accession Number: 82.174.2

Image: 82.174.1_82.174.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of Camphorwood cabinets. Clothes cupboards with hat cupboards above, in two sections. Standard mitered, mortised and tenoned, tongue and groove, floating panel construction. Doors have flush panels, and surface mounted hinges which are rectangular with slight butterflied corners. Doors are removable. Large surface mounted Escutcheons. Each clothes cupboard is fitted with two shelves on the inside, covering a storage compartment below. The aprons below are carved with a dragon design. Hardware is original. Condition: Very good. Some old repairs. Restained.

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