Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1760-1810

GUSN

GUSN-255273

Description

Chippendale form with scrolled cresting and skirt. Identical ears at each parametal corner. Wooden surround for glass made up of single mahogany veneered mitred double cavetto molding, inner cavetto painted brown over veneer. Vertical brace on center rear crest. Pine used in backboard and beneath veneer of glass enframement, 6 rectangular pine glue blocks. Mahongany is course grained except for lower crest which is probably replaced.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Mirror, Wall

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

207.1981

Maker

Possibly Tucker, E.

Location of Origin

Boston, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

20 x 11 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.412

Places

Possibly