Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-5441

Description

Two piece simple molded wood frame decorated with gilt; possibly an over-mantel mirror.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
gesso
gilding
mirrors
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
Empire (style)
Gesso
Glass
Gilded
Empire
MIRROR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

48.5 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.760