Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-221991

Description

Three-bay bookcase on cabinet, each with glazed doors with a gothic arch at top and fixed interior shelves; cabinets with panel in frame doors, two housing shelves, one with drawers. All fitted together with dowels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Gothic Revival
Bookcase

Inscription

"[doors are numbered I, II, III, IIII, V, VI]" (Scratched lines)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

93 x 133.25 x 16.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.205

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)