Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1790

GUSN

GUSN-4041

Description

Rectangular; gilded eagle in circle in crest; gilded gesso with vine-like symmetrical carving surrounding glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
Chippendale
pine (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
Chippendale
Eagle
Gesso
Gilded
Glass
MIRROR

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34.75 x 18.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.349

Places

possibly
possibly