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Looking glass

Looking glass
Title
Looking glass
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number 
1952.439
Gallery Label 
This looking glass was once part of the collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group