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Looking glass

Object Number: 
Wood, glass, paint, gilding
Overall: 34 x 21 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 86.4 x 54.6 x 8.9 cm )
painted: at bottom of églomisé panel: "[illegible] VICTORY"
Pillar looking glass with gilded double frame; indented cornice with 16 gilded balls suspended from underside; upper verre églomisé panel with naval battle (Admiral Perry's victory on Lake Erie in the War of 1812) depicted in rectangular gold frame; pillars with molded block capital above shaft with incurving face centering vertical strip of twisted rope molding; molding set between plain block pillar bases at bottom of mirror frame.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group