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1998.5531 (RS31048)

Description

Framed mirror w/ reverse painting on glass above mirror. Painting depicts a cottage beside a river; scene bordered by foliate detail. Sides of frame are half-round pilasters turned in bead and reel design, reels painted black; beads gilded. Frame corners are black w/ small gilded pressed tin medallions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cottage
cottages
Empire
Empire (style)
Glass
glass (material)
MIRROR
mirrors
Painted
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
River
rivers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
31.5 x 15 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5531
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23613

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