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Looking Glass

Description

Chippendale form with scrolled cresting and skirt. Identical ears at each parametal corner. Wooden surround for glass made up of single mahogany veneered mitred double cavetto molding, inner cavetto painted brown over veneer. Vertical brace on center rear crest. Pine used in backboard and beneath veneer of glass enframement, 6 rectangular pine glue blocks. Mahongany is course grained except for lower crest which is probably replaced.

Details

Maker
Possibly Tucker, E.
Date
1760-1810
Location of origin
Boston, New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
looking glasses
mahogany (wood)
Mirror, Wall
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
20 x 11 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.412
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255273

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