Wall Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1780

GUSN

GUSN-2977

Description

Rectangular Chippendale walnut and parcel-gilt wall mirror; molded veneer frame surrounding gilt rim; veneered fretwork crest- in center is a large, open medallion containing a gilt eagle; fret-carved apron with pine back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall mirrors
mirrors
glass (material)
gluing
nailing
sawing
veneering
walnut (wood)
Chippendale
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Glass
Nailed
Veneered
Mill Sawn
Glued
Chippendale
Mirror, Wall

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33 x 17.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1457