Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-51024

Description

A black split baluster two-part mirror, with a white upper eglomise panel. It has a gilt vase of flowers over a lower mirrored plate, and a molded projecting top and conforming back. It has a simple cornice supported by simple half round columns. There is a brass pull inscrewed into the back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Federal
pine (wood)
Pine
Glass
Painted
Federal
Brass
MIRROR, WALL

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27.875 x 13.875 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.645