A PAIR OF JICHIMU CORNER CABINETS
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION
A PAIR OF JICHIMU SQUARE-CORNER CABINETS

18TH-19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF JICHIMU SQUARE-CORNER CABINETS
18TH-19TH CENTURY
The upper cabinet is constructed from openwork fretwork panels above rectangular panels carved in relief. The doors open to reveal the shelved interior, above the lower cabinet constructed from single-floating panels of finely grained jichimu. The whole is supported on square vertical stiles that terminate in hoof feet.
74 ½ in. (189.2 cm.) high, 40 ¾ in. (103.5 cm.) wide, 23 ½ in. (59.7 cm.) deep
Provenance
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kullgren.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 4-5 December, 1958, lot 385 and 386.
Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.
Else Sackler Collections, New York.
By descent within the family.
Literature
B. Flynn, "Gregor Norman-Wilcox," Journal of the Classical Chinese Furniture Society, Autumn 1991, pp. 58-63, fig. 1.
W. M. Drummond, “Chinese Furniture: The Sackler Collections: Early Scholarship, 1969,” Journal of the Classical Chinese Furniture Society, Summer 1993, pp. 54-66, pl. 6.
Exhibited
On loan: Los Angeles County Museum, 1940s.
On loan: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

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