Looking glass

Published/Created:
New York, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
65 1/2 x 25 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Sheraton gilt architectural mirror with original églomisé glass panel depicting a rural farm scene, the frame is bordered by twin corinthian columns with spiral center beading, the center plinth with églomisé glass panel supports a high perched eagle holding chain in his beak; the chain forms a drapery pattern anchored to urn and flame end ornaments, the mirror is in the finest original state, retaining the original gilding and glass. This mirror belonged originally to Ann Ten Eyck of Albany; it descended in the family to Mrs. Ten Eyck Perry, from whom it was purchased.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1533, pl. P4582.
Variant Titles:
Sheraton gilt architectural mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Sheraton style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Sheraton
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4582
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, May 1978
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:
10981701
OID:
11873858
PID:
digcoll:848100

Number of Pages: 2
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