Looking glasses, pair

Published/Created:
United States
England, United Kingdom
ca. 1800–1820
Physical Description:
53 x 20 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pair of Classical carved and gilded convex mirrors, high perched finely sculptured eagles facing each other on acanthus supports, flaring acanthus bases with attenuated bellflower pendants. American or English.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 1042, pl. P3846.
Variant Titles:
Pair of Classical carved and gilded convex mirrors
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American or English
Accession Number:
3846
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, October 1973
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9923 cab1dr2 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10981599
PID:
digcoll:845884