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Cupboard (Beeldenkast)

Date:
1622
Culture:
Dutch
Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
Overall: 96 x 83 x 35in. (243.8 x 210.8 x 88.9cm); Field measurement: 95 3/4 x 73 (at mid section - cornice wider) x 32 1/2 (at base - cornice wider)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.81
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
Inscription: Inscribed beneath the figures in the upper frieze are their names: ARESTOTVLVS; MATHEVS; MARCVS; LVCAS; IOANNES; DALIDA EN SAMSON

Inscribed on the book carved on the drum beneath the feet of Prudence, the left caryatid: DEN 27 IN APRILIS ANNO 1622 STILO NOVO VAERT WEL
D. G. Bingham , Utrecht (until 1923; sale, Frederik Müller & Cie., Amsterdam, June 26–29, 1923, lot 626); [ French and Co., New York ] ; William Randolph Hearst , New York (by 1941) ; [ Etienne Delaunoy , Amsterdam ] ; [ Blumka Gallery , New York, until 1964; sold to MMA ]
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