Leather, sycamore, fruitwoods, beech, iron lock and hinges
24 x 26 x 19.5 cm
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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A small gilt-tooled leather-encased table-top marquetry cabinet, South German, Augsburg, circa 1580. With an arrangement of seven drawers around a central deep drawer, all the drawer fronts depicting buildings in silhouette, the inside of the fall front depicting a group of musical instruments, various timbers including sycamore, beech and fruitwoods, with iron lock-plate and hinges.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Riccardi-Cubitt, Monique, The Art of The Cabinet, Thames and Hudson, 1992, p.187 / 188