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Wall Mirror

1991.1511 (RS21421)

Description

Walnut, veneer and parcel gilt Queen Anne-style wall mirror. A rectangular frame with gilt gesso inner border, with a shaped crest at the top and bottom. The high, rounded solid topcrest is outlined with a gilt gesso applied ornament of scrolling vines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1760
Location of origin
Germany; Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
mirrors
staining
veneering
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly Europe
Possibly Germany
Descriptive terms
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
MIRROR, WALL
mirrors
Queen Anne
Stained
staining
Veneered
veneering
wall mirrors
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
27.5 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1511
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3020

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