Transitional Chippendale Parcel-Gilt Mirror, attributed to Nathan Ruggles, Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1805-1815. Mahogany veneer on white pine, pine secondary. The mirror has some replaced sprigs, one replaced rosette, and minor restoration to the areas of gilt, otherwise original throughout. Fully developed for an American mirror, it has a broken arch top surmounted by a carved urn with sprigs and carved foliage on the sides. Deaccessioned from the Providence, Rhode Island, Historical Society.
Dimensions: 56"h x 24"w
Item ID: F-M 048