Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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library bookcase in two parts
  • England, United Kingdom
  • library bookcase in two parts, George III period, (1760–1820)
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • mahogany wood, damask
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 247.7 x 116.8 x 35.6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 97.5 x 46 x 14 cm
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0160
Description

Library bookcase. A tall mahogany bookcase. Stepped cornice. Glazed double doors with pointed arch mullions over double panelled inlay doors. Platform base. Three shelves supported by grooved side-panels. Back of shelf area covered with floral damask in soft ground.