Looking glass

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
45 x 25 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilt tabernacle mirror with original églomisé glass panel depicting the allegoric symbol of the New Republic in pastel colors, set in an oval with ribbon and floral drapery in gilt on a white background, the frame with spiral border and original gilding.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2121, pl. P5469.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton gilt tabernacle mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5469
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, June 1984
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:
10981822
PID:
digcoll:845944