Lindenwood, carved and gilded; mirrored glass panels, walnut, pine
Overall (each): 8 ft. 11 1/16 × 25 × 2 1/2 in. (272 × 63.5 × 6.4 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1991
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 551
These are part of a set of four double doors made for the Golden Gallery in the Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi, now the Chamber of Commerce in Genoa. The doors were purchased and brought to New York in the late 1890s by the American architect Stanford White.
Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi ; Stanford White , New York (by late 1890s) ; Frederick F. Guest , New York ; Winston F. C. Guest , San Francisco ; Whitney Warren, Jr. , San Francisco ; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Date: ca. 1730–35Medium: Pine; carved, painted, gilded, and varnished linden wood decorated with colored decoupage prints; mirror glass; the inside of the fall front lined wiht silk not original to the secretaryAccession: 25.134.1a, bOn view in:Gallery 507
Artist: Designed by architect Isidor Canevale (1730–1786)Date: ca. 1765–72, with later additionsMedium: Carved, painted, and gilded pine; plaster; gilt bronze; mirror glass; oak flooringAccession: 63.229.1On view in:Gallery 526