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Looking glass

Description

Rectangular mirror w/ molded frame. Pediment is arched and has scrolls at side. Motif on pediment is carved and gilded and has 3 leaves over a pair of scrolls conjoined at base of leaves. Brass candle arms screwed onto bottom of frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1775
Inscriptions
On back in dark paint: ""31/WP""
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
butternut (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Butternut
butternut (wood)
looking glasses
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
22.5 x 14.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1344
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26146

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