American Decorative Arts

Looking glass

1790–1820

Scots pine (frame members; brace behind crest), unidentifiable wood of the genus Tilia (crest ornaments)

31 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (80.7 x 39.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2598
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

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), 318–20, no. 179, 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.