Breakfront bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-289089

Description

Breakfront bookcase (a) with triangular pediment over bookcase with two glazed doors. Sits on base (b) with five-drawers over cabinet containing four doors, all with brass starburst pulls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
Bookcase

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

56 3/8 x 59 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.303AB

Date

19th century (Possibly)