Looking glass. Gilding, gesso. Pier form. Wide overhanging cornice. Cove molding with applied ball ornament above frieze composed of alternating laurel wreaths and stylized anthemions. Elaborate carved gesso cartouche of central sunburst blossom flanked with double branched foliate scrolls and floral drops in rectangular field. Free-standing columns with acanthus capitals, center spool framed by acanthus leaves, and urn-shaped bases anchored in four corner blocks with applied lion's heads. Spiral rod above coved and quarter-rounded molding at base.
- Associated Building
- Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
- Object type
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 56 1/2 x 38 3/8 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Caroline Barr Wade