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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    Anonymous (Peruvian 17th century)

    Anonymous (Peruvian 17th century)

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    Anonymous (Peruvian 17th century)
    Inlaid wood bargueño or chest with lock and key closure and fold-down front and top that open to reveal five rows of drawers with pulls; floral and animal motifs adorn the drawers and sides of the chest, along with images of the colonization and evangelization of the Viceroyalty of Peru; chest sits upon an accompanying bufete or small table covered with floral motifs, that rests on Solomonic column legs.
    21 x 33 3/8 x 17 1/8 in. (53.3 x 84.7 x 43.5 cm.) dimensions of chest when closed
    52 1/2 x 33 1/5 x 17 1/2 in. (133.4 x 85.1 x 44.5 cm.) dimensions overall


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Humacao.


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, The Thacher Gallery at the University of San Francisco, Sacramental Light: Latin American Devotional Art from the Fundación Arte Sacro Antonio y Lola Roig Ferré Collection, 22 January - 22 April 2007.