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Girandole looking glass

Description

Circular convex glass surmounted by eagle perched atop urn-shaped pedestal w/ elaborate acorn and oak leaf (carved) decoration. High relief bead pattern around inner circumference of wood frame. Eagle holds metal chain which attaches to a candleabrum flanking either side of mirror; cut glass bobeches each w/ six cut pendants attach below sockets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
gilding
glass (material)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
cheval glasses
Eagle
Gilded
gilding
girandole mirrors
Glass
glass (material)
Leaf
metal
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
oak leaf (motif)
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
51 x 35 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.122
GUSN
17303

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