Not currently on display at the V&A

Pair of Wig Stands

1700-1740 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of wig stands. Both have octagonal bases of pine veneered with 'oyster' patterns in olive wood and geometrical lines of holly. The uprights and blocks are poplar.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Wig Stand
  • Wigstand
Materials and Techniques
Pine veneered with olive wood and holly, poplar
Brief Description
Pair of wig stands, pine veneered with olive wood, England, 1700-40
Physical Description
Pair of wig stands. Both have octagonal bases of pine veneered with 'oyster' patterns in olive wood and geometrical lines of holly. The uprights and blocks are poplar.

Dimensions
  • Height: 28cm (same for both)
  • Length: 33cm (same for both)
  • Width: 24cm (same for both)
Credit line
Given by A.H. Fass, Esq.
Object history
Given to the Museum in 1921 by A.H. Fass, Esq., of Giffords Hall, Newmarket (RP 21/7339).

Collection
Accession Number
W.163&A-1921

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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