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Looking Glass

1949.546 (RS119664)

Description

Sheraton style. Rectangular frame with applied blocked corners with rosettes. Half turned baluster molding surrounds frame enclosing a vertical rectangular mirror. Above is a horizontal rectangular eglomise panel of a house surrounded by trees on a peninsula. Frame of gilt gesso. Found brass hook at the top of frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1933
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
turning (shaping process)
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Eglomise
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
House
houses
Landscape
looking glasses
MIRROR, WALL
mirrors
Rosette
rosette (motif)
Sheraton
Turned
turning (shaping process)
verre églomisé
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10.375 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.546
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7732

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