John Evelyn's Cabinet by Pierre Golle

Ebony decorated with engraving and parquetry.


Ebony Dimensions: 180 x 159 x 52 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,500 ( Total: £18,000)
Acquired in:
Cyril Humphris

Made for the diarist in Paris where he went after Italy before returning to England in 1649. Perhaps by the famous Dutch cabinet-maker Pierre Golle.


Made for John Evelyn; by descent, sold by Evelyn Trustees, March 1977.

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