Cabinet, anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1700

Cabinet, anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1700

wood (plant material), h 142.0cm × w 88.0cm × d 51.0cm. More details

This cabinet was probably made for a Dutchman on the east coast of India, the so-called Coromandel Coast. Its shape is decidedly Dutch, while the decoration is Indian. VOC officials moving on to their next post sometimes took along their expensive furniture. As a result, these ebony cabinets with large carved floral motifs also became extremely popular in Batavia.

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