Looking glass

Creator:
Deming, Simeon, active ca. 1790-1800
Published/Created:
Wethersfield, Hartford county, Connecticut, United States
ca. 1790–1800
Physical Description:
57 x 25 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; mahogany; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror, one of a pair, with original floral urn ornament and original gilding; each inscribed on back "S. Deming." A later inscription on the back reads, "Beach family, Litchfield, Conn., formerly in Sheldon House, North St."
Related objects: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 701, pl. P2305.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 341, pl. 845.
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YUAG catalogue note: This looking glass is one of a pair with object P2305, a matching Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror signed on the back by Simeon Deming.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany and gilt mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2305
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 1966; Sack, November 1970
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 pointer:
10981432
OID:
11873801
PID:
digcoll:847399

Number of Pages: 4
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