Looking glass Maker: Unknown


Walnut with pine back


35 1/4 × 13 7/8 in. (89.5 × 35.2 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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 records is ongoing.



This mirror was in the collection of Irving W. Lyon. Garvan purchased it from Irving P. Lyon in 1929. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • 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), 378, no. A33, ill.
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