578 Main Street (Rte 7) in Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-1482 Email: paadams@bcn.net

American Federal Dressing or Shaving Mirror, Ca. 1820

America Early 19th Century

A fine high style example possibly made in Rhode Island in the first quarter of the 19th century. It is made from mahogany with pine and chestnut secondary woods. Curiously, it never had finials on the mirror supports.

Price

$890

Condition

Very good + condition. It has a very pleasing finish. The central knob is a very old replacement and the backboard is made from poplar from the early 19th century. Normal age appropriate imperfections.

Measurements

29.75" H X 20.5"W X 10.5" D

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