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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1963.91
Date: 
1750-1780
Medium: 
Walnut veneer, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 17 x 1 in. ( 73.7 x 43.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with walnut veneer frame; arched crest with intaglio-carved shell with gilding at center and scrolls at corners; mirror plate surrounded by molded border with gilding; shaped base with corner scrolls.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group