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STANDING VITRINE, ONE OF TWO

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STANDING VITRINE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

Solid top; shape is semi-circular. At middle of top frieze is a rectangular ormolu plaque with romping putti. Ormolu band mouldings and ormolu draped pilasters. Front swing plate glass shelves and plain wood bottom shelf. Porcelain rectangular plaque (Sévres?) with three putti set in center of bottom frieze. Found round tapered fluted legs (flutes are gilded) separated by a curved and interlaced stretcher. A small bronze urn draped with swags is in the center of the stretcher.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
STANDING VITRINE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Mahogany -- glass -- porcelain -- ormolu
Made in:
FRANCE?
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
170.8 × 92.7 × 31.8 cm (67 1/4 × 36 1/2 × 12 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.131.1
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973