Looking glass

Object Number: 
1952.438
Date: 
1740-1780
Medium: 
Walnut veneer, glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 51 1/2 x 27 x 2 1/2 in. ( 130.8 x 68.6 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass in walnut veneer frame; broken pediment centering a carved shell with leaf pendant; mirror plate surrounded by molded border with gilding; serpentine-shaped 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