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Bookcase

1971.806 (RS117789)

Description

Four shelf bookcase; stepped base surmounted by sunken panel sides which enclose an elaborately scroll carved and veneered facade with two glazed paneled doors; a veneered frieze supports the stepped cornice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BOOKCASE
bookcases
Carved
Renaissance Revival
shelves
Veneered
Walnut
Dimensions
56 x 54.5 x 13.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.806
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5490

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