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Looking glass, one of a pair


Object number

RIF1562

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 49 in. (124.46 cm) Width: 20 1/4 in. (51.435 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (backboards)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Constant Bailey (1717–1801), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1966

Associated names

Constant Bailey
Descendants of Constant Bailey
Israel Sack, Inc.
Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 363, no. 913, ill.