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Pair of wig stands

Pair of wig stands

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pine veneered with olive wood and holly, poplar

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A.H. Fass, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    W.163&A-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pine veneered with olive wood and holly, poplar

Dimensions

Height: 28 cm same for both, Length: 33 cm same for both, Width: 24 cm same for both

Object history note

Given to the Museum in 1921 by A.H. Fass, Esq., of Giffords Hall, Newmarket (RP 21/7339).

Descriptive line

Pair of wig stands, pine veneered with olive wood, England, 1700-40

Materials

Olive wood; Holly; Poplar

Techniques

Veneering

Categories

Household objects; Woodwork

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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