Deaccessioned February 26, 2015

Looking glass

about 1770-1790


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 66 x 5.1 cm (40 x 26 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

33.377

Medium or Technique

Walnut veneer, gilded bird

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Looking glasses and mirrors

Inscription

On the back brace at the top, in pencil: "14"
On back, an old jelly label: "Miss Prescott"
Printed label on back reads: "32"
In ink on back: "C [pellet] T [pellet] S / "
On back at top: "1-5-25"

Provenance

Gift of Miss Josie F. Prescott and Miss Mary E. Prescott, Portsmouth, N.H. (Accession Date March 2, 1933). February 26, 2015, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Josie F. Prescott and Miss Mary E. Prescott