Wall Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1720-1760

GUSN

GUSN-3020

Description

Walnut, veneer and parcel gilt Queen Anne-style wall mirror. A rectangular frame with gilt gesso inner border, with a shaped crest at the top and bottom. The high, rounded solid topcrest is outlined with a gilt gesso applied ornament of scrolling vines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall mirrors
mirrors
gesso
gilding
mirrors
staining
veneering
walnut (wood)
glass (material)
Queen Anne
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Glass
Gesso
Stained
Veneered
Queen Anne
Gilded
MIRROR, WALL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany; Europe

Dimensions

27.5 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1511

Places

Possibly Germany
Possibly Europe