Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770

GUSN

GUSN-244316

Description

English looking glass featuring a single plate of glass and ornate frame consisting of scalloped skirt with carved, gilt sprig decoration; elaborate crest with scalloped pediment inset with carved, gilt sprigs and topped by a gilt griffith finial; sides of frame decorated with carved gilt acorns and leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
English walnut (wood)
spruce (wood)
veneer
gilding
carving (processes)
Mirror

Associated Building

Original To Bowman House Main House,

Maker

Jackson, William, 1731-1810 (Importer)

Dimensions

54 1/2 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence L. Bixby

Accession Number

1980.80

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