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Object Name Bookcase
Catalog Number 1985.23.1
Date ca. 1830
Material(s) Walnut; mahogany; glass;
Dimensions H-92.25 W-54 D-28 inches
Description This is a walnut and mahogany Sheraton bookcase with two six-paned sliding glass doors. It also has four beaded shelves. The base has two solid panel doors.
Notes According to the seller, previously owned by Judge Samuel E. Blackburn of Frankfort (1910-1969). Frankfort dealer Harold Markey felt the pair of bookcases was a venacular style--rather than pure Sheraton--possibly Kentucky.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Bookcases
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS