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Looking glass

about 1880
Possibly by Paine Furniture Company (active 1835 - 2000)

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 208.3 x 160 x 33 cm (82 x 63 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt pine, plaster, glass

Not On View




Looking glasses and mirrors

Large rectangular mirror with heavily molded gilt frame which is decorated with Renaissance and Egyptian revival motifs in relief. Prominent Egyptian head set in architectural element and crowned with anthemion in center of top rail. Pilasters with base and capital ornament, and entablature, crowned by anthemion at either side. Buttress-like molded pieces added at bottom sides.


Gift of Agnes L. Murphy (Accession Date March 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of Agnes L. Murphy