Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5459

Description

Bookcase sits on four bulbous feet; rectangular basal case, divided in half on front by two rectangular drawers; each has central brass keyhole, and two round brasses, with circular drop handles; above base, lowest shelf is scrolled at base with curvilinear sides; five remaining upper shelves, decrease in size; each top has molded step before meeting next shelf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
shelves
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany
BOOKCASE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

81.5 x 48.5 x 16.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.777