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Wall Mirror

1991.1457 (RS21419)

Description

Rectangular Chippendale walnut and parcel-gilt wall mirror; molded veneer frame surrounding gilt rim; veneered fretwork crest- in center is a large, open medallion containing a gilt eagle; fret-carved apron with pine back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
gluing
nailing
sawing
veneering
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Glass
glass (material)
Glued
gluing
Mill Sawn
Mirror, Wall
mirrors
Nailed
nailing
sawing
Veneered
veneering
wall mirrors
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
33 x 17.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1457
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2977

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