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Artist: Unknown

Escritorio de Salamanca (writing desk)

late 17th century

Iron-mounted bone, inlaid painted and partly-gilded walnut

63.5 × 105.4 × 40.64 cm (25 × 41 1/2 × 16 in.) other (lid open): 58.42 × 100.33 × 96.52 cm(23 × 39 1/2 × 38 in.)
Enoch Vine Stoddard Collection, Bequest of Enoch Vine Stoddard, B.A. 1905
1957.56.6
Geography: 
Made in Spain
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Collection of Enoch Vine Stoddard (until 1957); Yale University Art Gallery

Bibliography: 

Samuel Luterbacher, “An Escritorio from the Spanish Golden Age,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016): 100, fig. 1–2.

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