Looking glass

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1815–1820
Physical Description:
31 x 17 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilt mirror with original églomisé glass panel depicting naval engagement between two ships bearing the American flag and one British ship, framed by acanthus panels, egg and dart and spiral crest; mirror framed by fluted columns with corinthian capitals.
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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. 911, pl. P3584.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton gilt mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3584
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 1972
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:
10981553
OID:
11873823
PID:
digcoll:847951

Number of Pages: 2
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