Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1865-1890

GUSN

GUSN-5491

Description

Molded horizontal crest with incised line decoration; flat top with molded frieze; carved and paneled sides with two ball finials on each side; incised brackets above applied frontal molding with fluting terminating in carved foot; four adjustable shelves with beveled edges; scalloped leather with an embossed vine motif attached along shelf edges with brass tackes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
shelves
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
incising
leather
wood (plant material)
Eastlake
vines
Leather
Brass
Vine
Carved
Eastlake
Incised
BOOKCASE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

59.5 x 48 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.807