Wall Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1735-1755

GUSN

GUSN-2916

Description

Wall mirror. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, mirrored glass. Vertical rectangular form with scroll pediment top. Double arch molding surrounding original two-part bevelled glass. Old inscription written on the reverse of the mirror: " For/Capt. Jonas Rowlandson/in/Newbury."

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall mirrors
mirrors
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
mirrors
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
Wood
Pine
Mahogany
Glass
Carved
Queen Anne
Mahogany Veneer
Mirror, Wall

Inscription

Penned or handwritten on the reverse at the top of the mirror: ""For/Capt. Jonas Rowlandson/in/Newbury"" . The last name is indistinct.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1388

Places

Massachusetts (United States)