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Dressing Glass

Description

Simple trestle base has beaded or incised medial stretcher and tapered posts with corresponding incised bands. Encloses a simple swiveling molded frame with mirrored glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
glass (material)
incising
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Beaded
cheval glasses
Glass
glass (material)
Incised
incising
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
Possibly beading (edging pattern)
Possibly beading (process)
Dimensions
39.25 x 16.375 x 24.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1735
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12605

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