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Looking Glass

1980.80 (RS85696)

Description

English looking glass featuring a single plate of glass and ornate frame consisting of scalloped skirt with carved, gilt sprig decoration; elaborate crest with scalloped pediment inset with carved, gilt sprigs and topped by a gilt griffith finial; sides of frame decorated with carved gilt acorns and leaves.

Details

Maker
Jackson, William, 1731-1810 (Importer)
Date
1770
Associated Building
Original To Bowman House Main House.
Material
English walnut (wood)
carving (processes)
gilding
spruce (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
English walnut (wood)
gilding
looking glasses
Mirror
spruce (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
54 1/2 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.80
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Florence L. Bixby
GUSN
244316
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