Wall Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2976

Description

Rectangular Chippendale mahogany and parcel-gilt wall mirror; simple inner frame and gilt rim; saw-art fretwork crest and apron in complex scroll pattern; crest with central oval medallion containing carved and gilded Prince of Wales plume, glued and nailed with pine back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall mirrors
mirrors
glass (material)
gluing
mahogany (wood)
nailing
pine (wood)
Chippendale
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Glass
Glued
Nailed
Chippendale
Mirror, Wall

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

30.25 x 15.75 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1456