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Wall Mirror

1991.1388 (RS21418)

Description

Wall mirror. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, mirrored glass. Vertical rectangular form with scroll pediment top. Double arch molding surrounding original two-part bevelled glass. Old inscription written on the reverse of the mirror: " For/Capt. Jonas Rowlandson/in/Newbury."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735-1755
Inscriptions
Penned or handwritten on the reverse at the top of the mirror: ""For/Capt. Jonas Rowlandson/in/Newbury"" . The last name is indistinct.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
mirrors
pine (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Glass
glass (material)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Mirror, Wall
mirrors
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
veneer
wall mirrors
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1388
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2916

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