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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1963.71a-c
Date: 
1775-1795
Medium: 
Mahogany, glass, gesso, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 54 x 21 1/4 x 5 in. ( 137.2 x 54 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass in mahogany veneer frame; broken scroll pediment with light and dark inlay and gilded moldings terminating in rosettes surmounted by a gilded finial in the form of a vase with stalks of wheat; mirror plate in rectangular frame with gilded inner and outer moldings and gilded pendant leaf chains descending halfway down on either side; intricately shaped base with a scroll at each corner.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group