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Corner cupboard

Cupboard
ca. 1871-1882
Artist/Maker



Object details
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cupboard
  • Finial
Brief description
Hanging corner cupboard, mahogany casework with carved decoration, glazed cupboard doors and panels, velvet-lined cupboard interior and architectural roof with peacock finial, probably made by James Capel, Great Titchfield Street, London.
Dimensions
  • Whole, without finial height: 188cm (Note: Measurements taken from object by Max Donnelly.)
  • Whole, with finial height: 215.5cm (approx) (Note: Measurements taken from object by Max Donnelly.)
  • Width of front width: 76cm (Note: Measurements taken from object by Max Donnelly.)
  • Width of each of side that is flush to wall when mounted width: 53.3cm (Note: Measurements taken from object by Max Donnelly.)
  • Height of finial including dowel height: 29.5cm (Note: Measurements taken from object by Max Donnelly.)
Credit line
Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government from the estate of Beatrix Cooper and allocated to the V&A, 2021
Object history
Designed for Blackmoor House, Selborne, Hampshire, which Waterhouse designed for the EArl of Selbourne between 1866 and 1882. An ebonised chair from the same commission, which illustrates the influence of the Art Movement of the 1870s, is in the Museum's collection (W.42-1975).
Collection
Accession number
W.10:1-2021

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Record createdNovember 4, 2008
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