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Bookcase

  • Place of origin:

    Glasgow (made)

  • Date:

    around 1900 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Logan, George (designer)
    Wylie & Lochhead Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mahogany, stained and leaded glass, mother-of-pearl, white metal mounts, leather inserts

  • Museum number:

    W.23:1 to 3-1972

  • Gallery location:

    On display in the Scottish Design Galleries, V&A Dundee []

Physical description

Mahogany bookcase with carved and inlaid decoration, doors glazed with stained and leaded glass behind an unglazed rectiliniar framework of mahogany, incorporates mother-of-pearl, white metal mounts, with leather inserts

Place of Origin

Glasgow (made)

Date

around 1900 (designed and made)

Artist/maker

Logan, George (designer)
Wylie & Lochhead Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Mahogany, stained and leaded glass, mother-of-pearl, white metal mounts, leather inserts

Dimensions

Height: 183 cm, Depth: 39.4 cm, Width: 156.5 cm

Object history note

Designed for the Rossetti library designed by Logan for the Wylie and Lockhead pavilion in the Glasgow exhibition 1901. Only the bookcase survived.

Descriptive line

Lower part. English; c.1904; d. G. Logan

lower part, English, ca. 1904, d. G. Logan

to Bookcase, 3 new

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Studio, XXX, 1904, p.202
The Glasgow Style, Gerald and Celia Larner, 1979

Materials

Mahogany; Stained glass; Mother-of-pearl; Leather

Categories

Scotland; Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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