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Looking glass

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Wood, glass, gilding
Overall: 46 x 26 x 6 in. ( 116.8 x 66 x 15.2 cm )
Pillar looking glass with gilded double frame (now with dark overpainting); overhanging indented cornice with 16 gilded balls suspended from underside; upper panel with incised decoration and a small rectangular mirror with concave corners at its center; mirror plate flanked on either side by a column with swelling shaft decorated with leaves carved in intaglio and applied diamonds; molding set between blocks at bottom of mirror frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group