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Two-part Looking Glass

1949.466 (RS119584)

Description

Sheraton style. Rectangular shaped frame with beaded inner edge. Carved rosettes at corner blocks with relief decoration of corn-like motifs bordering frame. Mirrored glass surmounted by an eglomise panel (possibly repainted) of a spread-winged eagle set in black oval reserve on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820
Inscriptions
Inscribed, ""Liberty"".
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
America
American
Eagle
Eglomise
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Liberty
looking glasses
MIRROR, WALL
mirrors
Sheraton
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34.25 x 19.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.466
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7637

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