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Looking glass

Description

Looking glass with gilt frame and molded cornice. Concave side moldings with applied gilt spheres. Gilt rope turning along top and bottom edge. Lower panel appears to have old mirrored glass. Upper panel has eglomise liberty and independence. Eagle with Lady Liberty and globe surrounded by a swagged flower motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"30. 161/2" (Ink)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Federal
looking glasses
Mirror, Wall
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1959.303
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
273369

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