Looking glass

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
25 1/4 x 14 in.
Materials:
Mirror glass; mahogany; rosewood
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite small mahogany mirror, inlaid with bird in profile perched on crescent fan and floral sprays, flanked by black and white branches with checkered inlaid and rosewood crosbanded borders; original glass flanked by inlaid pilasters, platformed base with rosewood crossbanding, mellow light nut brown color; the inlaid pilasters relate to those on tambour desks by John Seymour and his contemporaries.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 309, pl. 761; vol. 7, p. 2039, pl. P2147.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite small inlaid mahogany mirror
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2147
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, April 1965; Sack, 1983
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:
10981416
OID:
11873798
PID:
digcoll:848136

Number of Pages: 2
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