Looking glass

Published/Created:
United States
England, United Kingdom
ca. 1720–1740
Physical Description:
48 1/2 x 18 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Early Queen Anne walnut mirror with original attached crest centered by cutout motif, original engraved top glass beveled to follow the cyma curves of the bolection-molded frame; lower glass replaced, old finish. American or English. A family history on the back reads, "This glass was made for Rebecca Clark, who was married to Benjamin Hastings, December 20, 1787. In the possession of her daughter, wife of Josiah Coolidge who was 84, November 1879. The above family memo was made by A. J. Coolidge according to the statement of his mother Mary Coolidge."
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 845, pl. P2905.
Variant Titles:
Early Queen Anne walnut mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American or English
Accession Number:
2905
Genre:
looking glasses (AAT)
mirrors (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1972
The information below is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship
Folder:
Folder 10319 cab1dr4 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10968522
PID:
digcoll:845081