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Looking glass

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


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1977.33

Medium or Technique

Gilt pine, plaster, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Agnes L. Murphy