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Harmony in Yellow and Gold - The Cloud Cabinet

Description

Cabinet entitled Harmony in Yellow and Gold - The Cloud Cabinet, bird's eye maple with brass fittings, carved with Japanese style floral, bird and geometric motifs and painted with stippled gold clouds and butterflies in gold: British, designed by Edward William Godwin and James Abbott McNeill Whistler and manufactured by William Watt Art Furniture, c. 1877 - 1878

Museum reference

K.2014.2

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Cabinet

Production information

Godwin, Edward William, 1833 - 1886, Designer
Britain, EUROPE
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, 1834 - 1903, Designer
Britain, EUROPE
William Watt Art Furniture, 1834 - 1885, Manufacturer
London, England, EUROPE

Date

c. 1877 - 1878

Materials

Bird's eye maple, Brass

Exhibitions

  • Design for Living (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/art-and-design/cloud-cabinet

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 5 »
art, design and fashion, design for living

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Art Fund and the National Museums Scotland Charitable Trust

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