Looking glass

Object Number: 
1947.480
Date: 
1770-1900
Medium: 
Mahogany veneer, pine, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 x 17 5/8 x 1 in. ( 78.7 x 44.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with mahogany veneer frame; ornately shaped crest with arched center and scrolls on either side; mirror plate surrounded by molded border with gilding; intricately shaped triangular base with a projecting scroll at each corner.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this looking glass once belonged to miniature painter John Ramage (1748-1802).
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group