Dresser Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-5340

Description

Two rectangular stiles, reeded on front, and single reeded stretcher enclose swiveling mirror, held at center of stiles by two brass pins; string inlay around outside of veneered rectangular mirror frame; pine board backing; stiles rest on trestle base with two frontal scrolled feet and plain rear feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing glasses
mirrors
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
mirrors
pine (wood)
veneering
glass (material)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Glass
Inlaid
Pine
Veneered
MIRROR, DRESSER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18.125 x 18.75 x 8.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.691