Thomas Engelhart

Ebony Looking Glass


Acrylic and shellac based inks on Ingres paper; onyx mirror; book binding board

Signed and dated by artist on verso

A hand-constructed rectangular mirror with a chiseled frame. The frame has been wrapped in a hand painted black and green porphyry-inspired paper with gold accents. An onyx mirror has been inlaid. The back of the piece has a D-ring for hanging.

Height: 17.25 x Width: 14.75 x Depth: 1.25 inches


Thomas Engelhart

Thomas Engelhart (American, 1972–) is an artist living and working in New York City. His boxes and objects are explorations of color, pattern and form. The papers are hand painted in studio before being applied to the hand constructed boxes. Each piece is truly unique.