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Bookcase

Description

Three-bay bookcase on cabinet, each with glazed doors with a gothic arch at top and fixed interior shelves; cabinets with panel in frame doors, two housing shelves, one with drawers. All fitted together with dowels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"[doors are numbered I, II, III, IIII, V, VI]" (Scratched lines)
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bookcase
bookcases
Empire (style)
Gothic Revival
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
93 x 133.25 x 16.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.205
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221991

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