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Rua Conde Dom Henrique

4800-412 Guimarães


Author: Unknown
Origin: Unknown
Dating: 17th century
Material: Wood (Persea Indica & Kielmeyera Coriacea) & Brass
Dimensions (cm): 200,5 x 138,7 x 57,3
Inv. no.: PD0571

It was only in the 16th century that cabinets were introduced and frequently used in Portugal. The piece served as a convenient storage for ‘silverware, fabrics, ‘merchandise’, whether they were common items or more valuable ones. Their doors were protected by locks and hasps.

Bernardo Ferrão

Objeto museológico (PDB)