Looking glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-13127

Description

Chippendale style mirror with scroll and floral motifs. Frame is gessoed, carved and gold leafed. Background of the crest and bottom has gouged appearance. Crest rail lapped to jointed side rails, bottom rail also. Once had screws from back of side rails to crest and bottom; crest rail and bottom rail curve almost imperceptively backward.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Chippendale
Mirror

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Portugal; Scandinavia; England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Francis A. Foster

Accession Number

1967.57

Places

Possibly
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