A Peruvian Cabinet on display at the MFA Boston (SOLD)

Lima, Peru

Circa 1680

This Spanish Colonial South American cabinet is inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell; the arched panel contains a painting of Saint Anthony of Padua holding the Christ child.

width 134 depth 43 height 80 cm (53 x 17 x 31.5 in)

Purchased by a benefactor of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and on display in the Museum.

Las Artes Industriales en la Nueva Espano, Banco Nacional de Mexico 1982 p.150

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