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Looking Glass

A work made of mahogany and eastern white pine.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mahogany and eastern white pine.




Artist unknown (American, 18th–19th century)
New York or Albany, New York

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Artist unknown


Looking Glass


New York (Object made in)

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c. 1795–1810


Mahogany and eastern white pine


Overall: 147.4 × 61 cm (58 × 24 in.); To top of vase: H.: 139.7 cm (55 in.); To top of spray: H.: 153.7 cm (60 1/2 in.); (top with spray: H.: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.); (thinnest part of body: H.: 3.9 cm (1 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

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