Italian - Bench (Cassapanca), late 19th century

Italian

Bench (Cassapanca), late 19th century

Stained poplar and walnut, 117 x 175 x 59 cm (46 1/16 x 68 7/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

F24w4

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by the early 1890s.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston: 1935), p. 195. (modern, partly made from a Renaissance cassone)
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston: 2011), p. 115, no. 98.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.