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Sideboard: M.29-1982

Object information

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Designer: Brewer, Cecil
Maker: Heal, Ambrose




Oak sideboard inlaid with mahogany and ebony.


History note: Made as a wedding present for the donor's father in 1900

Legal notes

Given by Lady Barry.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 50.8 cm
Height: 197.5 cm
Width: 125.0 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Barry, Lady


Early 20th century
Production date: before AD 1900


Made as a wedding present for the donor's father in 1900

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Inlay composed of ebony mahogany
Carcase composed of oak

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.29-1982
Primary reference Number: 98197
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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