A Gothic Revival Bookcase

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Circa 1845

This sublime diminutive bookcase features delicate carvings in the Gothic taste. Beautifully figured mahogany and mahogany veneers adorn the case. The pediment cornice is appointed with a central quatrefoil, a string of trefoils, and crockets. The doors retain the original glass with delightful tracery. The case is raised on trefoil-carved feet.

Mahogany (secondary woods: poplar)
Height: 80” Width: 43 Depth: 14”

Back to Archive