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Looking Glass

1959.318 (RS33503)

Description

Looking glass; ornate cut-out crest with pierced oval and gilded eagle; four applied volutes; applied gilded leafage on sides; cut-out skirt; guilded edge around glass; glass is original; crest, volutes, and skirt are of solid mahogany

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1805
Inscriptions
"______en zich bevond in January 1794, met Kiev-/ _____dezer Vesting, zeer naavwkevrig en na__/ _____Plan zal zeerfpoedig gevolgd worden van/ _____Ryssel, Dovai, Avesnes, Cambray, Bov___,/ _____preidende zeervell licht over detegenwoor-/ publiecq verzonden en by en Boekverkopers" (Portion of Dutch newspaper clipping)
"28 by 17/ /f9 pair/ 16 dollar single" (in ink)
Associated Building
Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Netherlands
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
mahogany (wood)
Mirror
mirrors
pine (wood)
Dimensions
47 1/8 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.318
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
245848

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