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pier glass

A tall, narrow mirror, often running from floor to ceiling, which covers the whole or a large part of the wall between two windows.
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8) They describe the pier glasses in the music room with 'flowers folding over sticks' and 'an Ornament to cover the joint of the Chimney Glass'.
Cuenot also supplied tables and pier glasses for the principal rooms.
Jean Mariette's compilation L'architecture Francoise inspired a type of state-apartment furniture (or mobile di parata), in the form of elaborately carved rococo gilt pier glasses and tables, and no newly-refurbished palazzo would be complete without some of its rooms covered with mirrors (gabinetti di specchi).