Looking glass

Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
63 x 22 3/4 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; mahogany; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror with original gilded urn and floral and wheat sprays, gilded side leaves, original églomisé glass panel in blue and gilt depicting a maritime scene. A family label on the back records this glass's purchase by Stephen and Abigail Young of New York on July 7, 1807; ex-collection Israel Sack, Inc., 1937, ex-collection Charles K. Davis.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1353, pl. P4377. Journal/Periodical: The Magazine Antiques (March 1941): p. 126.
YUAG catalogue note: The family label on the back reads, "This glass brought by Stephen and Abigail Young, July 7, 1807, in New York. Brought on the stage. I. Parsippany and Stephen Young went there for it–Paid $18 for it."
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4377
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 1976
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:
10981675
PID:
digcoll:845921