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1977.349 (RS116588)

Description

Rectangular; gilded eagle in circle in crest; gilded gesso with vine-like symmetrical carving surrounding glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1790
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Eagle
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
looking glasses
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
MIRROR
mirrors
Pine
pine (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
34.75 x 18.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.349
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4041

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