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Dresser Mirror

1971.691 (RS117699)

Description

Two rectangular stiles, reeded on front, and single reeded stretcher enclose swiveling mirror, held at center of stiles by two brass pins; string inlay around outside of veneered rectangular mirror frame; pine board backing; stiles rest on trestle base with two frontal scrolled feet and plain rear feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
mirrors
pine (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
dressing glasses
Glass
glass (material)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
MIRROR, DRESSER
mirrors
Pine
pine (wood)
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
18.125 x 18.75 x 8.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.691
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5340

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