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Looking glass

Looking glass
Title
Looking glass
Date 
1810-1820
Medium 
Wood, glass, gesso, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 69 1/4 x 41 x 9 in. ( 175.9 x 104.1 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Rectangular gilt Federal looking glass; tabernacle frame with projecting cornice with applied swag, rosettes and 18 acorns (1 missing), beaded and rope pilasters with acanthus-leaf capitals; horizontal rectangular panel of glass over vertical rectangular panel of glass.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Van Kouwenhoven
Object Number 
1942.68
Gallery Label 
This looking glass originally belonged to Jacob Van Siclen of Flatlands, Long Island and descended in his family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group