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Dressing glass with drawers

1805–20


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

64.1 x 64.1 x 25.4 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

1983.26

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, brass, glass

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Looking glasses and mirrors

Black, flattened ball feet, central flat drawer flanked by two bow-front drawers with lion mask pulls. Rectangular framed mirror with pediment top mounted on turned supports with ball finials. Brass candle holders on hinged arms mounted at mid-points of supports. Rosette mounts for mirror.

Inscription

Incised on back of the side drawers: "I" and "II" (respectively)

Provenance

1983, purchased by the MFA from H. Grossman Antiques, 51 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 (Accession date: January 12, 1983).

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund