Breakfront Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c. 1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-47173

Description

Breakfront bookcase, block dentil and lattice cornice molding over four astragal glazed doors of thirteen panes to each door. Lower portion of four blind molded panel cupboard doors. Belonged to John Lowell who built a house on Park Street, now the Union Club.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
breakfront (shape)
mahogany (wood)
Bookcase

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

100 x 111 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Lowell

Accession Number

1965.117