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Corner Shelf

Corner Shelf

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Description
Small, fretwork corner shelf consisting of one quarter-round shelf secured with nails near the middle of two, identical, sawn back panels featuring openwork scroll-and-lancet designs, including a shallow, outward-facing C scroll on top half and inward-facing volute on bottom half. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shelf, corner
date made
1875 - 1885
late 19th c.
place made
United States: New York, Long Island
Physical Description
walnut (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 7/8 in x 17 1/8 in x 6 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 43.4975 cm x 17.4625 cm
ID Number
1982.0049.02
accession number
1982.0049
catalog number
1982.0049.02
Credit Line
Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
subject
Woodworking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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