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Object ID 1979.019
Object Name Bookcase
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Nicholas B. Merryman III
Date circa 1830
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1840
Description Enclosed bookcase with a coved cornice and two glass doors, each containing seventeen panes with lancet arch muntins at the top; four adjustable interior shelves. The bottom unit has two very deep drawers with Rockingham ceramic knobs. This may be a married piece (i.e the bookcase and drawer unit may have been paired later and were not originally made to go together).
Dimensions H-97.25 W-17.25 L-56.75 inches
Dimension Details
Provenance According to the donor, the piece originally came from a manor house known as "Hayfield's in Cockeysville, Maryland.
Subjects Bookcases
Search Terms Bookcases
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Mahogany; pine