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Breakfront bookcase

Description

Breakfront bookcase (a) with triangular pediment over bookcase with two glazed doors. Sits on base (b) with five-drawers over cabinet containing four doors, all with brass starburst pulls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Possibly
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bookcase
bookcases
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
56 3/8 x 59 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.303AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289089

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