Cabinets

Case furniture consisting of a set of shelves, small drawers, or pigeonholes, fronted by one or more doors, and intended for the storage and sometimes the display of small objects. Also, similar built-in or fitted cases often designed for specific purposes, as in a kitchen or bathroom.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
12396
Names
cabinets
cabinet
boxes, cases of
cases of boxes
kabinetten Dutch
kabinet Dutch

More Definitions

Case furniture consisting of a set of shelves, small drawers, or pigeonholes, fronted by one or more doors, and intended for the storage and sometimes the display of small objects. Also, similar built-in or fitted cases often designed for specific purposes, as in a kitchen or bathroom.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300038888. The J. Paul Getty Trust.