Writing cabinet, anonymous, c. 1715 - c. 1740

Writing cabinet, anonymous, c. 1715 - c. 1740

wood (plant material), h 208.0cm × w 133.7cm × d 58.cm More details

When the cabinet’s sloped, hinged lid is open, it serves as a writing desk. Sixteen drawers are concealed behind the doors; another sixteen line the sides of the upper section. They may have been meant to hold a collection of art or naturalia (curiosities of nature). Large portfolios and papers could be stored in the drawers of the lower section.

On display in room 1.1

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