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The Brand Cabinet

A work made of padouk and ivory.
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  • A work made of padouk and ivory.


c. 1743


Designed by Horace Walpole
English, 1717-1797
Probably made by William Hallett
English, c. 1707-1781
London, England

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On View, Gallery 233


Applied Arts of Europe


William Hallett


The Brand Cabinet


England (Artist's nationality)

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Padouk and ivory


134 × 98 × 21 cm (52 3/4 × 38 5/8 × 8 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Harry A. Root and Curtis Chapin Palmer European Decorative Arts Purchase Fund; funds provided by the Antiquarian Society; Mary Waller Langhorne Memorial, Mary Swissler Oldberg European Decorative Arts, and European Decorative Arts General Sales Proceeds funds; purchased with funds provided by Neville and John H. Bryan; Eloise Martin, Richard T. Crane, Jr. Memorial, and European Decorative Arts Krehbiel funds; through prior purchase with funds provided by the Antiquarian Society; European Decorative Arts Purchase Account, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Varley, John G. and Emma A. Notter Memorial, Harry and Maribel G. Blum, and European Decorative Arts General funds; purchased with funds provided by of Eloise Martin

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