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Looking Glass

1949.550 (RS119667)

Description

Sheraton style. Vertical rectangular mirror enclosed in frame featuring molded architrave with blocked corners and projecting cornice. Reeded half-round columns with corinthian capital in a wheat motif at sides. Molded skirt with blocked corners. Mirror surmounted by eglomise panel with a lamb in an oval reserve with a vine garland border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1815
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Column
Eglomise
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Lamb
lambs
looking glasses
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
Sheraton
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
40.125 x 19.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.550
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7594

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