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Looking Glass

1971.660 (RS117677)

Description

Vertical rectangular looking glass; above is a horizonal reverse painting on glass of a river scene with sailboat; applied vertical and horizontal turned half-round moldings; corners have applied square blocks with carved ball-flower.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
mirrors
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Empire
Empire (style)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
looking glasses
MIRROR
mirrors
Painted
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Sailboat
sailboats
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36.125 x 16.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.660
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5307

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