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Looking glass


Object number

RIF1911

Maker

Maker Nicholas Geffroy, 1761 - 1839
Alternate spelling(s): Nicholas Giffroy

Dimensions

Height: 52.388 cm (20 5/8 in.); Width: 28.575 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneer (primary); pine (frame and back board)

Marks

Nicholas Geffroy paper label glued to the back of the looking glass

Inscriptions

None

Style

Empire

Provenance

Mr. Alvin Deutsch and Mrs. Alvin Deutsch (née Davida Tenenbaum), New York; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence

Associated names

Alvin Deutsch
Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch

Bibliography

Eleanor H. Gustafson, "Museum Accessions," Antiques 118, no. 3 (September 1980): 418, ill.