Looking glass

Published/Created:
England, United Kingdom
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
50 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical gilt convex mirror with beautifully sculptured eagle standing on urn and acanthus-carved high plinth, holding chains of glass beads which drape to the candle holders.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 963, pl. P3662A. Journal/Periodical: The Magazine Antiques (December 1950): p. 466.
Variant Titles:
Classical gilt convex girandole mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
English
Accession Number:
3662
Genre:
girandole mirrors (AAT)
looking glasses (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, May 1973
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:
10981573
OID:
11873825
PID:
digcoll:847719

Number of Pages: 2
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