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Manuscript Storage Cabinet

18th century
Lacquer on wood and gold on black ground
H. 72 in. (182.9 cm); W. 40 in. (101.6 cm); D. 33 in. (83.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Florance Waterbury, in memory of her father, John I. Waterbury, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Florance Waterbury , New York (until d. 1968, bequeathed to MMA)
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