Dressing Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-12605

Description

Simple trestle base has beaded or incised medial stretcher and tapered posts with corresponding incised bands. Encloses a simple swiveling molded frame with mirrored glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
glass (material)
beading (process)
mahogany (wood)
beading (edging pattern)
incising
beading (process)
beading (edging pattern)
Mahogany
Glass
Incised
Beaded
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39.25 x 16.375 x 24.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1735