Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A Dundee
On display in the Scottish Design Galleries, V&A Dundee

Bookcase

around 1900 (designed and made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Bookcase
  • Bookcase
  • Keys
Materials and Techniques
Mahogany, stained and leaded glass, mother-of-pearl, white metal mounts, leather inserts
Brief Description
Lower part. English; c.1904; d. G. Logan



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



to Bookcase, 3 new
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
Dimensions
  • Height: 183cm
  • Depth: 39.4cm
  • Width: 156.5cm
Object history
Designed for the Rossetti library designed by Logan for the Wylie and Lockhead pavilion in the Glasgow exhibition 1901. Only the bookcase survived.
Bibliographic References
  • Studio, XXX, 1904, p.202
  • The Glasgow Style, Gerald and Celia Larner, 1979
Collection
Accession Number
W.23:1 to 3-1972

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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