Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1868-1933

GUSN

GUSN-7732

Description

Sheraton style. Rectangular frame with applied blocked corners with rosettes. Half turned baluster molding surrounds frame enclosing a vertical rectangular mirror. Above is a horizontal rectangular eglomise panel of a house surrounded by trees on a peninsula. Frame of gilt gesso. Found brass hook at the top of frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
verre églomisé
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
houses
rosette (motif)
Sheraton
Glass
Gesso
Gilded
Turned
Eglomise
Sheraton
Rosette
Landscape
House
MIRROR, WALL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

10.375 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.546