Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-4467

Description

Late Federal/Early Empire style; overmantel or pier-type glass; wide ogee mahogany veneered frame with wide molded gilt liner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Empire (style)
Federal
Mahogany
Glass
Federal
Empire
Veneered
Gilded
MIRROR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42.75 x 24.25 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.704