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Looking Glass with Reverse Painting on Glass Panel

1949.553 (RS119670)

Description

Empire-style wall mirror; gilt; ball decoration at top; reverse painting on glass depicts grapes and foliage in a two-handled vase.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
gilding
glass (material)
mercury
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Empire (style)
gilding
glass (material)
mercury
Mirror, Wall
paint (coating)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
wall mirrors
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1949.553
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
249716

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