Shaving stand

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1700-1780

GUSN

GUSN-308145

Description

Table shaving stand with mirror on base with ogee apron, three drawers with circular escutcheons. Mirror is bevelled at edges and is supported by carved posts attached to base/stand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing glasses
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Stand, Mirror
Stand, Mirror

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Beauty Supplies

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 14 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.218

Date

1700-1780 (Probably)

Places

Probably