Renaissance Revival Cabinet

c. 1877

Object

Artist

Attributed to Gustave Herter, American, 1830-1898
Born: Stuttgart, Germany
Work Locations: New York, NY
Christian Herter, American, 1839-1883
Born: Stuttgart, Germany
Work Locations: New York, NY

Manufacturer

Herter Brothers
Work Locations: New York, NY
Active Years: 1864-1906

Locale

Country

Style/Tradition

Object Info

Object: cabinet
Not currently on view
Object ID: 1989.202

Medium/Technique

Rosewood, wood inlay, gilding, ormolu, and brass

Credit

Funds from Bruce and Nancy Benson, Estelle R. Wolf, DAM Yankees, The Junior League of Denver, and in memory of Walton W. Wilson

More Info

Dimensions

height: 85 in, 215.9000 cm; width: 84 1/2 in, 214.63 cm; depth: 23 1/4 in, 59.055 cm

Department

Architecture and Design

Known Provenance

Purchased circa 1877 by John Shillito [1809–1879], Cincinnati, probably from (Herter Brothers), New York. Purchased by Dr. Byron Bernard [1917–2006], Cincinnati, possibly from Mildred Trimble Shillito Maxwell [1886–1951], Cincinnati (granddaughter of John Shillito); purchased 1989 by (Wooden Nickel Architectural Antiques and Auctions), Cincinnati from Dr. Byron Bernard; consigned 1989 to (Sotheby’s), New York by (Wooden Nickel Architecture Antiques and Auctions), Cincinnati; purchased 3 March 1989 by (Margot Johnson), New York from (Sotheby’s), New York (sale 5821 lot 295); purchased 13 November 1989 from (Margot Johnson), New York by the Denver Art Museum.

Caption

Attributed to Herter Brothers, Renaissance Revival Cabinet, about 1877. Rosewood, wood inlay, gilt, ormolu, and brass; 85 × 84 1/2 × 23 1/4 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Bruce and Nancy Benson, Estelle R. Wolf, DAM Yankees, The Junior League of Denver, and funds in memory of Walton W. Wilson.

Extended Info

Attributed to Herter Brothers
Active 1864–1906, New York, NY
Renaissance Revival Cabinet
About 1877
Rosewood, wood inlay, gilt, ormolu, and brass
Funds from Bruce and Nancy Benson, Estelle R. Wolf, DAM Yankees, The Junior League of Denver, and funds in memory of Walton W. Wilson, 1989.202