Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-5458

Description

Carved bookcase fitted with two basal drawers and surmounted by two glazed paneled doors; carved pedimental arch rests upon carved rectangular back with incised line decoration; five carved trefoil finials across back; flat corniced top with carved trefoil frieze; rectangular doors with carving; carved 90 degree brass hinges on outside top and bottom corners, and two carved brass keyhole plates with two brass keys; molded base; side paneled with inlaid slanted paneling; three adjustable shelves on left side, two adjustable shelves on right side, interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
shelves
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Eastlake
Glass
Brass
Eastlake
Carved
BOOKCASE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

65.875 x 54 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.776