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Looking glass

Object Number: 
1953.309
Date: 
1735-1770
Medium: 
Walnut, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 2 in. ( 125.7 x 48.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass in walnut veneer frame; arched top with intricately shaped edge and applied carved and gilded openwork scroll ornament at center; mirror plate consisting of lower rectangular section and upper section with serpentine top, the whole surrounded by molded border with gilding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Woodhull Overton, in memory of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group