Large Gilded Chippendale Mirror

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Chippendale mahogany and gilt decorated mirror with scrolled and carved crest, side vines and eagle finial. American, possibly Boston, Massachusetts, or English, 1755 – 1770.

Descended in the family of Samuel Bass (1757-1842) of Braintree, Massachusetts.  Possibly originally owned by his father Jonathan Bass (1733-1790) or Joseph Adams (1730-1809), both were cousins to President John Adams (1735-1826).

Impressive at a height of 67 1/2″

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