Artist:Norman Bel GeddesThe Simmons Company
Medium: Enameled steel, chrome-plated metal, brass, wood
Dimensions: Stand: 13 x 27 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (33 x 69.9 x 16.5 cm) Backing support: 24 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 1/8 in. (62.2 x 46.4 x 0.3 cm) Mirror: 24 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 1/4 in. (62.2 x 46.4 x 0.6 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 87.221.4a-c
Catalogue Description: Tabletop mirror set (part of a six-piece bedroom suite 87.221.1-.6), beige enameled steel with chrome-plated decoration and glass. Set consists of stand (a), back plate (b), and mirror (c). Mirror is rectangular in shape with round left and right edges and has conforming back plate of beige enameled steel. Stand has rectangular base of beige enameled steel with rounded corners; running across width of base in center is chrome-plated, routed metal strip with recessed center; at either side of center strip rise two vertical framing elements (that hold mirror and back plate) of chrome-plated metal, each consisting of three rounded strips of graduated height forming a "skyscraper" motif. Green felt strips adhered to bottom of stand. En suite with vanity, 87.221.3. CONDITION: Good.