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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1976.41
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Mahogany veneer, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 55 1/2 x 30 1/4 x 2 in. ( 141 x 76.8 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with mahogany veneer frame; ornately shaped crest with arched center with applied carved and gilded phoenix (not original); mirror plate surrounded by molded border with gilding; intricately shaped triangular base with projecting scroll at each corner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Reginald Rose, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Harry Holton Benkard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group