Looking glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-26117

Description

Vertical rectangular form. Gilt and gesso frame w/ beaded and spearhead border. Each corner squared w/ floral medallion. Agricultural trophy finial w/ central basket of produce and tools at sides. Floral swag down each side. Original backboard pieced w/ 2 oak cleats, 18th c. nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
glass (material)
Chippendale
Glass
Chippendale
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49.75 x 33 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1384