Looking glass

Creator:
Elliott, John, Jr., 1739-1810
Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1784–1790
Physical Description:
38 x 19 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale mahogany mirror with scrolled crest and base, choice crotch-figured grain, bears the original label of John Elliott.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 697, pl. P3239.
YUAG catalogue note: The original label of John Elliott reads, "John Elliott / At No. 60 South Front Street, between Chestnut and Walnut Street / Philadelphia / Sells by Wholesale and Retail / Looking Glasses / In neat Mahogany Frames of American Manufacture."
Variant Titles:
Chippendale mahogany mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3239
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, 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:
10981508
OID:
11873814
PID:
digcoll:847792

Number of Pages: 2
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