Cabinet: the Birth of Venus

 
Cabinet: the Birth of Venus
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  • Title :     Cabinet: the Birth of Venus
  • Artist:     Gustavo Pulitzer Designer
  • Accession:     XX1990.44 a,b
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     1927
  • Dimensions:     Inches 71-1/8 61-1/4 18-7/8 Dimensions, overall Inches 47-1/8 32-1/8 11-3/4 Dimensions, cabinet (a) Inches 23 61-1/4 18-7/8 Dimensions, base (b), Centimeters 178.1 154.9 47.9 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 119.6 81.5 29.8 Dimensions, cabinet (a) Centimeters 58.4 154.9 47.8 Dimensions, base (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Mythology , Furniture/Furniture Design , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.44 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Wooden cabinet with moulded frieze above two inlaid cupboard doors showing the birth of Venus; light wood inlay at bottom left door of banner with inscription "A.C."; door interiors mirrored with trompe l'oeil curtains enclosing a fitted interior with central rectangular mirrored cupboard door flanked by open compartments and six small cupboard doors with ivory pulls; on rectangular base with slide and short drawer with metal lined compartments; raised on arched feet. a: cabinet, b: base