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Shaving stand

Description

Table shaving stand with mirror on base with ogee apron, three drawers with circular escutcheons. Mirror is bevelled at edges and is supported by carved posts attached to base/stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1780
Probably
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Beauty Supplies
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
dressing glasses
sheet glass
silvering
Stand, Mirror
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 14 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.218
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308145

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