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Bookcase

1971.777 (RS117769)

Description

Bookcase sits on four bulbous feet; rectangular basal case, divided in half on front by two rectangular drawers; each has central brass keyhole, and two round brasses, with circular drop handles; above base, lowest shelf is scrolled at base with curvilinear sides; five remaining upper shelves, decrease in size; each top has molded step before meeting next shelf.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BOOKCASE
bookcases
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
shelves
Dimensions
81.5 x 48.5 x 16.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.777
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5459

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