Designer / Maker
Designed and maufactured by Luigi Frullini (1839-97)
Walnut, with gilded interior
91.4 x 55.8 x 17.7 cm
Italian (Florence), 1866
Inscribed and dated ‘LUIGI FRULLINI FIRENZE 1866’ (see right)
This cabinet was clearly intended to contain a crucifix, the shadow of which can be seen on the gilded backboard. Nothing is known of its nineteenth-century provenance.