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Pier Mirror

Decorative Arts

CULTURE American
MEDIUM Mahogany, marble, gilt decoration, mirrored glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca.1870
    DIMENSIONS 140 x 41 in. (355.6 x 104.1 cm)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 52.123a-b
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Pier Mirror, ca.1870. Mahogany, marble, gilt decoration, mirrored glass, 140 x 41 in. (355.6 x 104.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 52.123a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 52.123_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pier mirror, Tall rectangular form (a) with pieces of gadroon molding resting on floor. White marble shelf (b) near bottom. Topped by arcuated pediment, flanked by pilasters. Gilt incised linear decoration with bosses added along sides. Condition: good
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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