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American Decorative Arts

Looking glass

1700–1800

Sylvestris pine

17 × 12 1/8 in. (43.2 × 30.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2142
Geography: 
Possibly made in Northern Continental Europe
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Northern European
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Garvan purchased this looking glass form C.R. Morson in 1923. Gift in 1930 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), 370–71, no. A12, 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.