Cabinet on stand, ca. 1700–1710 Attributed to Jan van Mekeren (Dutch, 1658–1733) Dutch; Amsterdam Oak veneered with kingwood, tulipwood, rosewood, ebony, olive wood, holly, and other marquetry woods H. 70 1/4 in. (178.5 cm) Ruth and Victoria Blumka Fund, 1995 (1995.371) ON VIEW: GALLERY 551 Last Updated February 8, 2013 Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mirrored cabinet, attributed to Dirk Froger, c. 1764.The cabinetmaker wanted to give this large, heavy cabinet a Rococo shape, but did not succeed in avoiding straight angles and mouldings. Because the silver is marked with a ‘year letter’, this piece of furniture can be dated rather precisely.
Chest, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), late 19th century Medium: Lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, sharkskin, brass wire inlay and brass fittings. Dimensions: H. 34 in. (86.4 cm); W. 27 5/8 in. (70.2 cm); D. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)