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Cabinet

Cabinet

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.806:1-1956

  • Gallery location:

    On display at Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley []

On loan to Cliffe Castle Museum.

Physical description

A cabinet of tulip wood veneer, inlaid with floral patterns and trophies of musical instruments. Ormolu mounts.
Lower stage with cabriole legs and two drawers, upper stage has two small drawers and two doors enclosing compartment with one shelf.
French 19th century in the style of the 18th century.

Pine on the whole of the back which is stained inside and outside, and polished inside to look like mahogany. The drawer backs and fronts are pine, drawer sides and bottoms are oak, with tulipwood veneering on the front of the shelf on the upper half.

Date

1800-1900 (made)

Dimensions

Height: 127 cm, Width: 66 cm, Depth: 39.4 cm

Object history note

Object sampling carried out by Jo Darrah, V&A Science; drawer/slide reference 6/72.

Materials

Tulipwood

Techniques

Inlaid; Veneered

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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