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Looking glass


Object number

RIF2798

Maker

Maker William T. Grinnell, 1788 - 1835

Dimensions

Overall: 74.93 x 39.37 cm (29 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Date

1807–1809

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Gilded wood & eglomise

Marks

According to the sale catalogue, the looking glass bears the label of William T. Grinnell (source: Sotheby's, New York, January 28–29 and 31, 1987, lot 1322).

Style

Federal

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, January 28–29 and 31, 1987, lot 1322

Associated names

Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 28–29, 31, 1987), lot 1322.