Cushion Mirror

English
about 1695


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

1984.117

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Walnut veneer; ivory, stained woods. Wide band of marquetry is framed by walnut veneer. Marquetry decoration consists of floral designs bordered by ivory Cs, with walnut oyster veneer between each floral arrangement. Scrolls in each corner. Inlay of flowers include lilies, carnations, tulips, daffodils and jasmine, all depicted realistically.

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger