Mahogany Veneer Block-front Dressing Mirror, America, 18th century, the mirror with string inlay frame and carved cresting on a base with single wide center drawer flanked by narrow drawers on a molded base with bracket feet, two drawers inscribed "Ellen August Damon/Charlestown Mass/101 Muir Street" and "Rebecca Damon/101 Muir Street/Charlestown Mass," ht. 21, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 10 in.
Note: Genealogical research reveals an Ellen August Damon born 1820 who married Charles Manning Bowers in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1841 and died in 1906.
mirror frame with veneer patching at upper right and left. rightmost drawer rebuilt (front is OK).
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