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Looking glass

about 1800


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 172.7 x 71.8 x 6.4 cm (68 x 28 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.179

Medium or Technique

Gilded frame

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Looking glasses and mirrors

Inscription

In graphite on back of finial and plinth: "G"
In chalk, upside down, and baseboard: "A - 1002 - 11"

Provenance

By tradition, owned originally by Zaccariah Allen of Providence, Rhode Island, "who had handsome things"; by descent in his family to his great-granddaughter, the donor; Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel Bowditch Potter (Accession Date December 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel Bowditch Potter in memory of Mary Robeson Sargent