Looking glass

Creator:
Wayne and Biddle, active ca.1810-1825
Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1780–1810
Physical Description:
43 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; walnut
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Walnut scrolled mirror with finely molded rectangular frame, the backboard bears a remnant of the original label of Wayne and Biddle, successor to James Stokes. A similar looking glass, dated 1811–1822, is in the Winterthur Museum, and also retains a label on the backboard reading: "Wayne & Biddle."
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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. 299, pl. 729A.
YUAG catalogue note: The related mirror by Wayne and Biddle in the collection of the Winterthur Museum, Delaware is object 1957.0629.
Variant Titles:
Walnut scrolled mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2181
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, April 1965
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:
10981421
OID:
11873799
PID:
digcoll:847433

Number of Pages: 2
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