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Object ID 1946.048
Object Name Mirror, Cheval
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Mrs. DeForest P. Willard
Date circa 1795
Made John Elliott, Jr. (glass); frame attributed to John White
Makers mark Original John Elliott, Jr. label with a Joseph White (Wilmington apothecary) label pasted over it.
Description Hanging Chippendale-style mirror made from mahogany with an ornate scrolled crown and lower sections and a raised, molded edge. There are three labels on the back under glass: "46.48 / Willard / 46.48"; Within Floral Border: "Sold at / Joseph White's Apothecary Shop /.../ People's Old Frames" (original label). There is also pencil copy of the original label.
Dimensions W-13 L-23.5 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Mirrors
People White, John
Elliott, Jr., John
Search Terms Looking Glasses
Joseph White
John White
John Elliott, Jr.
Material Mahogany; pine; original glass
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA (glass); Wilmington, DE (retail outlet and possibly frame)