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American Decorative Arts

Looking Glass

1770–1800

Walnut veneer, sylvestris pine

93.1 × 37.1 cm. 36 5/8 × 14 5/8 in.
Bequest of Olive Louise Dann
1962.31.5
Geography: 
Probably made in Northern Continental Europe
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Probably Northern European
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Gift in 1962 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), 340–41, no. 193, ill.

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