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Mirror

Description

Pier mirror with gilded wood frame. Sides in form of fluted columns; beaded base, and molded top. Above mirror rectangular painting on glass of vase and flowers in black, white, and gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brushwork
gilt paint
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Other Furniture
Descriptive terms
brushwork
gilt paint
Mirror
pier glasses (wall mirrors)
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 1/8 x 17 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.489
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308607

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