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Looking glass

Description

Vertical rectangular form. Gilt and gesso frame w/ beaded and spearhead border. Each corner squared w/ floral medallion. Agricultural trophy finial w/ central basket of produce and tools at sides. Floral swag down each side. Original backboard pieced w/ 2 oak cleats, 18th c. nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Glass
glass (material)
looking glasses
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
Dimensions
49.75 x 33 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1384
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26117

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