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Looking glass

Description

Chippendale style mirror with scroll and floral motifs. Frame is gessoed, carved and gold leafed. Background of the crest and bottom has gouged appearance. Crest rail lapped to jointed side rails, bottom rail also. Once had screws from back of side rails to crest and bottom; crest rail and bottom rail curve almost imperceptively backward.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Location of origin
Portugal; Scandinavia; England
Material
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
glass (material)
looking glasses
Mirror
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.57
Credit Line
Estate of Francis A. Foster
GUSN
13127

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