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Book Stand

Furniture, Book Stand

Works of Art (6)

Bookstand, 1839, Designer: Charles-Auguste Questel (French); Maker: Georges-Alphonse Jacob Desmalter (French), France; Paris, Oak, maple, ebony, ebony veneer, ebonized maple, snakewood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, silk velvet, gilt bronze, and brass (2006.518)
The Cabinet-Makers' London Book of Prices: Frontispiece, title page, plates 1 and 6, 1793, Published by W. Brown and A. O'Neil, London (161 L841)
Cylinder desk and bookcase, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, satinwood, tulip poplar, pine (1985.236a,b)
Desk and bookcase, 1760–90, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar (15.21.2)
Secretary bookcase, 1795–1805, Philadelphia, Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, holly stringing and inlay, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, and cedar (67.203)
Stand for a Qur'an manuscript, Muzzafarid period (1314–93), dated A.H. 761 / A.D. 1360, Iran or Central Asia, Wood (teak), carved, painted, inlaid (10.218)