Cabinet, anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1705

Cabinet, anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1705

oak, veneer of various kinds of wood, lacquer, shagreen, h 202.5cm × w 160.0cm × d 54.0cm More details

The inlaid lacquerwork panels of this cabinet came from an early 17th-century Japanese chest with a domed lid. That kind of chest was an expensive rarity; its shape apparently fell out of fashion, which would explain why such a precious object was sawn into pieces and its lacquer reused to decorate this stylish cabinet.

On display in room 2.22

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