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Mirror, dressing glass

1810–20
Charles Crane Crehore (American, 1793–1879)


Object Place: Milton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.3 x 56.8 x 19.7 cm (29 1/4 x 22 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.633

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine, brass mounts

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Looking glasses and mirrors

Mahogany dressing glass. Four ball feet support chest containing four drawers–two square ones flanking two stacked rectangular ones in the center. Turned mirror supports with ball finials and slightly raked back hold the glass. Rectangular-shaped glass with square mahogany corner blocks, decorated with brass, rosette ornaments. Brass rosette drawer pulls.

Inscription

Stencilled on back in a dotted-line oval:

CHAs C CREHORE
Cabinet Maker
MILTON

Provenance

1977, purchased by the MFA from Joseph Caldwell, III, The Fanlight, Inc., Manlius, New York (Accession date: September 14, 1977).

Credit Line

Joyce Arnold Rusoff Fund