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.
The Weld Blundell amber cabinet by Unknown Artist, c. 1700
© Walker Art Gallery
- Amber & ivory on oak structure with brass fittings
- 46 x 34 x 25 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £104,939 ( Total: £539,755)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Blundell family, Ince Blundell Hall, Lancashire probably from circa 1806; by descent to the Weld family, Lulworth Castle, Dorset; Malletts with Harris Lindsay, 1998.
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