The Weld Blundell amber cabinet by Unknown Artist

The two-door amber cabinet is decorated with ivory reliefs and adorned with brass fittings; it has nine drawers around a central mirrored architectural compartment.


Details

Medium:
Amber & ivory on oak structure with brass fittings
Dimensions:
46 x 34 x 25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£104,939 ( Total: £539,755)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Harris Lindsay and Mallet

The drawer interiors are as elaborately embellished as the exterior. Made in Danzig (Poland). This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Blundell family, Ince Blundell Hall, Lancashire probably from circa 1806; by descent to the Weld family, Lulworth Castle, Dorset; Malletts with Harris Lindsay, 1998.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

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