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Object Name: Looking glass
Date: 1750-1780
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Medium: Walnut, glass, gilding
Dimensions: Overall (approx.): 52 x 28 x 2 in. (132.1 x 71.1 x 5.1 cm)
Description: Rectangular Chippendale looking glass with walnut veneer frame; broken scroll pediment with carved and gilded molding and incised and gilded floral motif centering a carved and gilded scroll finial; mirror plate with undulating molded border with gilding; edges of sides and base intricately shaped, with carved and gilded openwork applied to either side and incised and gilded floral motif on base.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number: 1952.439
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This looking glass was once part of the collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.