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American Decorative Arts

Crest from a looking glass

1750–80

Eastern white pine

9 3/8 × 14 5/16 in. (23.8 × 36.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Montgomery
1972.113
Geography: 
Probably made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Gift in 1972 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David L. Barquist, Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, and Gerald W. R. Ward, American Tables and Looking Glasses in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 300–301, no. 165, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.