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Object ID 1985.017
Object Name Mirror
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1840
Description Large gilded wood hanging mirror that is rectangular in shape with engaged half columns at each side that support an entablature with repeating ball motifs along the top. Below the entablature is a composition frieze with Mars in a chariot drawn by two lions and surrounded by various Classical figures. The mirror itself has a large central panel flanked by two smaller side panels.

Dimensions W-40.5 L-68.75 inches
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House.
Subjects Mirrors
Search Terms Mirrors
Furniture
Room Back Parlor
Material Gilded wood; glass; composition ornament