Looking glass

Looking glass
Title
Looking glass
Date 
1750-1770
Medium 
Walnut veneer, glass, gesso, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 52 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 1 in. ( 133.4 x 67.3 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with walnut veneer frame; scrolled pediment centering a carved and gilded crest with three plumes, with carved and gilded scrolls on either side; mirror plate surrounded by a molded border with gilding and flanked by carved and gilded floral decoration on either side; triangular base with ornately carved and pierced edge with incised decoration.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number 
1952.440
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