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Looking Glass

1971.760 (RS117755)

Description

Two piece simple molded wood frame decorated with gilt; possibly an over-mantel mirror.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
mirrors
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Empire
Empire (style)
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
looking glasses
MIRROR
mirrors
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
48.5 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.760
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5441

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