Etagere

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1883

GUSN

GUSN-20559

Description

Etagere, also described as a "whatnot". Ebonized cherry. Top is wider than base, with molded edges. Two shelves with decorative wheel element between top and middle shelf. Fretwork gallery above edge of bottom shelf. Legs between middle and bottom shelf are fluted. Legs below bottom shelf have horizontal banding and are slightly splayed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

étagères
shelves
cherry (wood)
staining
ebony (color)
fretwork
Cherry
Ebonized
Etagere

Inscription

"Paine" (Handwritten in cursive in white chalk and underlined)
"1850" (Stenciled with green paint)
"#19311" (Written with pink chalk or pencil)

Additional Identification Number

117

Maker

Paine Furniture Company (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 20 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5880

Places

Massachusetts (United States)