1850-1896 (photographed)


Height: 41.8 cm mount, Width: 34.1 cm mount

PH.1134-1896 PDP

Photograph of a 16th century French cabinet door which was previously part of the collection of Emile Peyre, Great Britain, 1850s-1896

A photograph of a 16th century cabinet door, made in France from walnut wood, carved in relief with a scrolled cartouche enclosing an oval boss with a nude figure on it; the cartouche is surrounded by floral scrolls, lions' heads and a female mask.

The object in the photograph formed part of the collection of Emile Peyre (1824-1904), a notable Parisian collector of French Medieval and Renaissance artefacts. This object is now in the collection of National Museums Scotland (previously named the Museum of Science and Art, Edinburgh).

Location: In Storage

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