Mirror, ca. 1760
While not of the period of the surtout de table, this pier mirror was designed to reflect the light from both the windows it hung between and the candlelight from candelabra on banquet table tops.
This object was
Mary Hayward Weir.
It is credited
Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 182.9 x 109.2 x 17.8 cm (6 ft. x 43 in. x 7 in.)
Cite this object as
Mirror, ca. 1760; carved, gessoed and gilt pine, mirrored glass; H x W x D: 182.9 x 109.2 x 17.8 cm (6 ft. x 43 in. x 7 in.); Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir; 1968-158-4