On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
Rosewood, mirrored glass, marble
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)
Gift of Harriet H. White
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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)
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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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