Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-171454

Description

Mahogany double door bookcase with an A-shaped gallery centered by a carved shell with bellflowers that sits atop a case of double sliding glass doors. The doors are flanked by reeded Ionic columns and topped with an egg-and-dart molding below dental modling that extends around the corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
shelves
mahogany (wood)
glass (material)
Neoclassical
Bookcase

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD288

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

55 5/8 x 52 1/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2186

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