Wood chest (caja) with engraved decoration

Wood chest (caja) with engraved decoration

early 1800s
Artist
unknown artist
Culture
Mexican
Locale
Villa Alta de San Ildefonoso, Oaxaca
Country
Mexico
box, trunk, chest
Spanish cedar chest with zulaque-filled engravings. Wrought iron lock.
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in honor of Plácido Arango Arias
2017.118

Unknown artist, Chest with Engraved Decoration, early 1800s. Spanish cedar with zulaque-filled engravings and wrought iron lock; 19⅜ × 35½ × 18⅞ in. Gift of the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in honor of Plácido Arango Arias, 2017.118.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 19 5/16 in, 49.0538 cm; width: 35 1/2 in, 90.1700 cm; depth: 18 13/16 in, 47.7838 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Collection
Latin American Art
Known Provenance
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