Looking glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-273369

Description

Looking glass with gilt frame and molded cornice. Concave side moldings with applied gilt spheres. Gilt rope turning along top and bottom edge. Lower panel appears to have old mirrored glass. Upper panel has eglomise liberty and independence. Eagle with Lady Liberty and globe surrounded by a swagged flower motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
wood (plant material)
verre églomisé
Federal
Mirror, Wall

Inscription

"30. 161/2" (Ink)

Associated Building

Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.303