Simply-framed oval looking glasses embodied the neoclassical preference for clean, geometric forms. The glass descended in the Bush family and, according to family history, was once owned by George Washington. More

Date

1770-1800


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Gilt, gesso, unidentified softwood, glass


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 35 3/4 in. x 18 3/8 in. x 3 in. (90.81 cm x 46.67 cm x 7.62 cm)


Credit

Gift of Annette M. Reese, 1977


Object Number

W-2710


Colors


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