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Wall Mirror

1991.1456 (RS21414)

Description

Rectangular Chippendale mahogany and parcel-gilt wall mirror; simple inner frame and gilt rim; saw-art fretwork crest and apron in complex scroll pattern; crest with central oval medallion containing carved and gilded Prince of Wales plume, glued and nailed with pine back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1790
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
gluing
mahogany (wood)
nailing
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Glass
glass (material)
Glued
gluing
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mirror, Wall
mirrors
Nailed
nailing
Pine
pine (wood)
wall mirrors
Dimensions
30.25 x 15.75 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1456
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2976

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