Pier Mirror, ca. 1804

  • Robert Wellford, American, 1775 - 1844

Yellow pine, gilt, campau, gesso, and silvered glass

  • Framed: Overall: 65 × 35 5/8 × 7 3/8 inches (165.1 × 90.5 × 18.7 cm)

Museum Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, and Beatrice W. Rogers Fund

2007.146

On View

  • American W271

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Women
  • Silvered glass
  • Yellow pine
  • Gesso
  • Furniture
  • Mirror
  • Gilt
  • Urn
  • Philadelphia

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on urn decoration: R Wellford

Inscribed, on urn decoration: OB Dec' 14th 1799 Ae'63 Years | GW

Provenance

2007-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Robert Wellford, Pier Mirror, ca. 1804, yellow pine, gilt, campau, gesso, and silvered glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, and Beatrice W. Rogers Fund, 2007.146.