Cylinder Desk and Bookcase

A work made of mahogany and white pine, with mahogany, birch, and maple veneers.
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  • A work made of mahogany and white pine, with mahogany, birch, and maple veneers.

Date:

1800/10

Artist:

Artist unknown
American, 19th century
Boston

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 168

Artist

Artist unknown

Title

Cylinder Desk and Bookcase

Origin

Boston

Date

1800–1810

Medium

Mahogany and white pine, with mahogany, birch, and maple veneers

Inscriptions

Inscriptions: lower case, on underside of proper left short drawer bottom in script: "R"; on underside of proper right short drawer bottom in script--both in pencil:"L"; on interior of drawer bottom on long drawer in chalk:"FOR BOOKS"

Dimensions

196.8 × 91.2 × 55.9 cm (78 1/2 × 35 7/8 × 22 in.)

Credit Line

Jessie Spalding Landon Fund

Reference Number

1957.453

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