Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2343

Description

Scrolled and serrated-edge crest with bold ears over rectangular bevelled-edge mirror plate held by gilded liner and ogee molded slip. Shaped and scrolled pendant below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
wood (plant material)
Chippendale
Mahogany
Glass
Wood
Gilded
Chippendale
Veneered
Mirror, Wall

Inscription

Remains of a printed label: [ ]TON [place name?]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 3/4 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.351