pier glass


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a large mirror between two windows

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1116 A carved wooden and gesso decorated pier glass in the Louis XV rococo taste with all over scrolling foliate decoration.
He appears, in the Supper Scene, behind a pier glass, like a mannequin in Saks's window and exactly as frightening, and when Giovanni is removed below, it is in a gentle snowstorm, not a firestorm.
And so to the piece de resistance: this was not just any mirror (as the TV ads have it) but a carved giltwood pier glass dating from around 1760 that bears sufficient similarities to one designed by Thomas Chippendale and illustrated in his Gentleman and Cabinet Makers' Director.
Dominating one wall is a three panelled pier glass mirror.