Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1815

GUSN

GUSN-7594

Description

Sheraton style. Vertical rectangular mirror enclosed in frame featuring molded architrave with blocked corners and projecting cornice. Reeded half-round columns with corinthian capital in a wheat motif at sides. Molded skirt with blocked corners. Mirror surmounted by eglomise panel with a lamb in an oval reserve with a vine garland border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
verre églomisé
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lambs
Sheraton
Glass
Gesso
Gilded
Column
Lamb
Sheraton
Eglomise
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

40.125 x 19.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.550