Pier glass

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-170785

Description

Federal style giltwood pier glass. Spiral pillasters with Ionic capitals. Carved diamond weave pattern and ball shaped dentils on top. Some tarnishing of mirror and cracking of gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pier glasses (wall mirrors)
mirrors
gilding
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
Federal
Mirror, Wall

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD219

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

61 5/8 x 29 9/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.734