Looking glass

Looking glass
Title
Looking glass
Date 
1770-1900
Medium 
Mahogany veneer, pine, glass, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 31 x 17 5/8 x 1 in. ( 78.7 x 44.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with mahogany veneer frame; ornately shaped crest with arched center and scrolls on either side; mirror plate surrounded by molded border with gilding; intricately shaped triangular base with a projecting scroll at each corner.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number 
1947.480
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this looking glass once belonged to miniature painter John Ramage (1748-1802).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group