Girandole looking glass

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17303

Description

Circular convex glass surmounted by eagle perched atop urn-shaped pedestal w/ elaborate acorn and oak leaf (carved) decoration. High relief bead pattern around inner circumference of wood frame. Eagle holds metal chain which attaches to a candleabrum flanking either side of mirror; cut glass bobeches each w/ six cut pendants attach below sockets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
girandole mirrors
mirrors
gilding
glass (material)
metal
wood (plant material)
acorn
oak leaf (motif)
Glass
Unidentified Metal
Eagle
Acorn
Leaf
Gilded
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

51 x 35 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1951.122