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Cupboard

Cupboard

  • Place of origin:

    Toledo (made)

  • Date:

    c.1879 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Museum number:

    1764B-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woodcut showing a stucco cupboard, decorated with islamic forms and arches.

Place of Origin

Toledo (made)

Date

c.1879 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Object history note

Woodcut of a stucco cupboard from a 14th century Toledan house known as the Botica de los Templarios, 'the Templars' dispensary', where medicine was given to the poor. (M. Rosser-Owen, 2010).

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Juan F. Riaño. The Industrial Arts in Spain (London 1890), pp. 113-5, ill. p.114
M. Rosser-Owen. Islamic Arts from Spain (London: V&A Publishing, 2010) p. 83

Categories

Furniture; Containers; Medieval and renaissance

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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