Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Showcase on stand (Scarabattola)

late 17th century
Italian, Rome
Walnut; carved, painted, and gilded linden wood; mirror glass
Overall: 91 × 60 × 24 1/2 in. (231.1 × 152.4 × 62.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Madame Lilliana Teruzzi, 1972
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
The supporting figure shows the strong influence of sculpture on Roman Baroque furniture. This object was formerly in the collection of Prince Cesare Ludovico Ottoboni.
Prince Cesare Ludovico Ottoboni ; Madame Lilliana Teruzzi (until 1972; to MMA)
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