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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1942.68
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.
Gallery Label: 
This looking glass originally belonged to Jacob Van Siclen of Flatlands, Long Island and descended in his family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Van Kouwenhoven
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group