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1971.807 (RS117790)

Description

Molded horizontal crest with incised line decoration; flat top with molded frieze; carved and paneled sides with two ball finials on each side; incised brackets above applied frontal molding with fluting terminating in carved foot; four adjustable shelves with beveled edges; scalloped leather with an embossed vine motif attached along shelf edges with brass tackes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1890
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
incising
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BOOKCASE
bookcases
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Eastlake
Incised
incising
leather
Leather
shelves
Vine
vines
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
59.5 x 48 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.807
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5491

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