Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-23613

Description

Framed mirror w/ reverse painting on glass above mirror. Painting depicts a cottage beside a river; scene bordered by foliate detail. Sides of frame are half-round pilasters turned in bead and reel design, reels painted black; beads gilded. Frame corners are black w/ small gilded pressed tin medallions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
glass (material)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
wood (plant material)
cottages
Empire (style)
rivers
Glass
Empire
Cottage
River
Painted
MIRROR

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31.5 x 15 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5531