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Looking glass

Date:
early 18th century
Culture:
possibly British
Medium:
Walnut, pine
Dimensions:
49 × 18 1/4 in. (124.5 × 46.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
Accession Number:
10.125.348a
Not on view
H. Eugene Bolles , Boston ; Margaret Olivia Sage , New York (until 1910; to MMA)
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