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American Decorative Arts

Pair of mirrors

1750–80

Mahogany on pine, parcel gilt

48 × 23 5/8 in. (121.9 × 60 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Clark R. McIlwaine in memory of her mother Margaret Tyler Clark
1946.2a-b
Geography: 
Probably made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Gift in 1946 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), 371, no. A15, 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.