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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1963.78
Date: 
1800-1815
Medium: 
Wood, glass, paint, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 2 in. ( 70.5 x 39.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
label: on reverse: "Peter Grinell & Sons / Providence, R.I."
Description: 
Pillar looking glass with gilded double frame; narrow, indented cornice above verre églomisé upper panel depicting three-masted clipper ship flying American flag; pillars with plain block capital, molded shaft, and plain block base; molding set between pillar bases at bottom of mirror frame.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group