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Cabinet

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Rosewood, mirrored glass, marble
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca.1855
    DIMENSIONS cabinet: 27 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 31 in. (69.2 x 39.4 x 78.7 cm) "what-not" shelves: 39 x 30 1/8 in. (99.1 x 76.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 47.134.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Harriet H. White
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Cabinet, ca.1855. Rosewood, mirrored glass, marble, cabinet: 27 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 31 in. (69.2 x 39.4 x 78.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Harriet H. White, 47.134.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.134.1_acetate_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 47.134.1_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three shelves with carved and pierced backs with horizontal oval mirrors (3) between each shelf, spiral front and back posts support each shelf. Carved fretwork cornice. Shelves resting on sienna colored marble top rectangular cabinet, spiral front posts on each side, hinged door with oval mirror, surrounded by carved and pierced frame. Interior of base contains shelves with partitions for music, lined with maple.
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    American. <em>Cabinet</em>, ca.1855. Rosewood, mirrored glass, marble, cabinet: 27 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 31 in. (69.2 x 39.4 x 78.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Harriet H. White, 47.134.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.134.1_acetate_bw.jpg)