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Object Name: Looking glass
Date: 1750-1770
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Medium: Walnut veneer, glass, gesso, gilding
Dimensions: Overall: 52 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 1 in. ( 133.4 x 67.3 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with walnut veneer frame; scrolled pediment centering a carved and gilded crest with three plumes, with carved and gilded scrolls on either side; mirror plate surrounded by a molded border with gilding and flanked by carved and gilded floral decoration on either side; triangular base with ornately carved and pierced edge with incised decoration.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number: 1952.440
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This looking glass was once part of the collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.