Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-308607

Description

Pier mirror with gilded wood frame. Sides in form of fluted columns; beaded base, and molded top. Above mirror rectangular painting on glass of vase and flowers in black, white, and gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pier glasses (wall mirrors)
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
brushwork
gilt paint
Mirror
Mirror

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture; Other Furniture

Dimensions

34 1/8 x 17 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.489