1952.0261 Looking glass or mirror, (before Conservation) view 2
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Looking glass or mirror

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    James Reynolds (Possible maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1769-1770

  • Materials:

    Paint; Pine, white ; Tulip poplar; Glass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0261


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Object Number

1952.0261

Object Name

Looking glass or mirror

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

James Reynolds (Possible maker)

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1769-1770

Materials

Paint; Pine, white ; Tulip poplar; Glass

Dimensions (inches)

55.5 (H) , 28.5 (W) , 2.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

141 (H) , 72.39 (W) , 5.715 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW between side pendants.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] 1996 "The Cadwalader Family: Art and Style in Early Philadelphia". Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin. (Fall)

[Book] Adair, William. 1983 The Frame in America, 1700-1900: A Survey of Fabrication Techniques and Styles.
Published as fig. 10, p. 14.
[Book] Wainwright, Nicholas B. 1964 Colonial Grandeur: The House and Furniture of Colonel John Cadwalader.

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. 259
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies.
Published: pl. 13.
[Article] Beckerdite, Luke. 2014 Pattern Carving in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia. American Furniture. 86-141.
Published: p. 109, fig. 46.