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William Vile

Jewel cabinet, 1762

Mahogany, amboyna, rosewood, holly, olive, padouk, oak, ivory
108 × 81 3/10 × 55 9/10 in
274.3 × 206.5 × 142 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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This sumptuous object, often seen as William Vile's masterpiece, was the single most costly …

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This sumptuous object, often seen as William Vile's masterpiece, was the single most costly piece of furniture Vile made for either the King or Queen. Placed in the Queen's private apartments in the south-east angle of St James's Palace, the jewel cabinet was part of the expensive refurnishing of St …

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About the work
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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This sumptuous object, often seen as William Vile's masterpiece, was the single most costly …

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This sumptuous object, often seen as William Vile's masterpiece, was the single most costly piece of furniture Vile made for either the King or Queen. Placed in the Queen's private apartments in the south-east angle of St James's Palace, the jewel cabinet was part of the expensive refurnishing of St …

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Image rights
© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II

William Vile

Jewel cabinet, 1762

Mahogany, amboyna, rosewood, holly, olive, padouk, oak, ivory
108 × 81 3/10 × 55 9/10 in
274.3 × 206.5 × 142 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor