Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Attributed to John Doggett (American, 1780-1857)
  • Girandole looking glass, about 1810
  • Gilt wood, glass
  • Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 51 in, W: 41 in, D: 10 in (H: 129.5 cm, W: 104.1 cm, D: 25.4 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. William A. Pew, 1993
  • 122200


Essex Institute Collection


This is a girandole looking glass. It is composed of a convex mirror with a gilt wood frame surrounded by balls, dolphins, and an eagle. Chains drape from the eagle on the crest of the mirror and twin candle arems with glass snake out from the bottom of the mirror.

Exhibition History

  • Upcoming Exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; 2015 through Present
  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present