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Looking glass, Egyptian revival style

Large rectangular mirror with heavily molded gilt frame which is decorated with Renaissance and Egyptian revival motifs in relief. Prominent Egyptian head set in architectural element and crowned with anthemion in center of top rail. Pilasters with base and capital ornament, and entablature,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Agnes L. Murphy

about 1880

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Gilt pine and plaster




Furniture, Looking glasses and Mirrors