Object Place: Prob. New England, United States
Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 135
Overall: 161.9 cm (63 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany veneer on yellow pine, gilt, original glass one piece
Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)
Many carvers not only worked on furniture but also made looking glasses, such as this one, as well as picture frames, ship figureheads, and fireplace or door surrounds. Some even carved in stone or made molds used in the creation of cast-iron fire backs and other items.
"The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts"
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts