Corner Cupboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5799

Description

Pentagonal corner cupboard has three-sided facade; two frontal bracket feet with inlay stringing enclosing a straight molded apron; case fitted with two cupboards and drawers in large middle face; the lower cupboard has sunken panel door with stringing and central inlaid urn and flowers; the one interior shelf is missing; a slender rectangular drawer with brass mounts and elaborately scrolled back plate is surmounted by the top cupboard fitted with a line inlaid glass paneled door enclosing three shelves; urn inlaid frieze surmounted by a broken scroll pediment with paterna inlay and pointed rope carved finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corner cupboards
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Federal
urns
Mahogany
Brass
Glass
Inlaid
Federal
Urn
CUPBOARD, CORNER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

82 x 31.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.980