The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 13, 2024

Map/Print Case

Map/Print Case

late 1800s
Location: not on view

Description

This unusual piece of furniture was perhaps intended to house musical manuscripts, since lyres are included in the decoration of its hinges. It was probably made in the 1880s, when classicism was exerting itself in American architecture and the related art of furniture design.
  • (Margot Johnson, Inc., New York).
  • The Year in Review for 1985. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 12-April 20, 1986).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1985.36