Looking glass

Published/Created:
Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
42 x 28 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilded mirror with spiral columns, the exceptional églomisé glass panel depicts a naval engagement in the War of 1812, the painting (which has a crack running through the water area) is contained in an oval; the lower spandrels with banners reading, "Battle on Lake Erie."
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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. 1071, pl. P3963.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton gilded mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3963
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 1974
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:
10981616
OID:
11873834
PID:
digcoll:847789

Number of Pages: 2
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