Looking glass

Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1800–1815
Physical Description:
52 x 21 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilt mirror with églomisé glass panels in white and gilt, the original glass and landscape panel above is flanked by fluted colunms with Corinthian capitals; the crest with carved borders and pendant balls supports a center églomisé floral plinth with finely carved eagle holding drapery chains and ball pendants; the side plinths are pyramid shaped with floral églomisé panels, fine original condition and gilt.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. VII, p. 1804, pl. P4942.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton gilt mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4942A
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, November 1980
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:
10981745
PID:
digcoll:845925