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1982

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Cabinet (Italy), 1890–1900

This is a Cabinet. It was designed by Carlo Bugatti. It is dated 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is joined hardwood, sheet vellum, applied, cut, and molded copper ornaments, inlaid pewter, brass wire, sheet glass, textile tassels. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

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  • Picture Mirror, 2016
  • H x W x D: 61 × 45.7 × 20.3 cm (24 × 18 × 8 in.).
  • Lent by Hsing-Yin Liang.
  • 70.2017.1

Its dimensions are

150.2 x 73 x 37 cm (59 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed "Bugatti" in paint on vellum of proper left side of bottom shelf.

Cite this object as

Cabinet (Italy), 1890–1900; Designed by Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856 - 1940); joined hardwood, sheet vellum, applied, cut, and molded copper ornaments, inlaid pewter, brass wire, sheet glass, textile tassels; 150.2 x 73 x 37 cm (59 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1982-22-1

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