Looking glass

Object Number: 
1952.439
Date: 
1750-1780
Medium: 
Walnut, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall (approx.): 52 x 28 x 2 in. (132.1 x 71.1 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with walnut veneer frame; broken scroll pediment with carved and gilded molding and incised and gilded floral motif centering a carved and gilded scroll finial; mirror plate with undulating molded border with gilding; edges of sides and base intricately shaped, with carved and gilded openwork applied to either side and incised and gilded floral motif on base.
Gallery Label: 
This looking glass was once part of the collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group