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Mirror

Description

Long rectangular mirror with rounded top in elaborate wod and gesso frame, gilded. Ornamented with flowers, leaf and bud at two lower corners, and with crowning spray of flowers and leaves on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Possibly
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
gesso
gilding
Mirror
sheet glass
silvering
wall mirrors
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
55 x 25 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.243
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289726

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