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Toilet mirror

  • Place of origin:

    Old Bond Street (possibly
    place of manufacture for G. J. Morant)

  • Date:

    1838 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morant, G. J.
    Salvin, Anthony, born 1799 - died 1881 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved and incised oak

  • Museum number:

    W.6-1973

  • Gallery location:

    On display at Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire

On loan to Newstead Abbey, Nottingham.

Physical description

Oak, with incised and fretted decoration and brass candle sconces.

Place of Origin

Old Bond Street (possibly
place of manufacture for G. J. Morant)

Date

1838 (made)

Artist/maker

Morant, G. J.
Salvin, Anthony, born 1799 - died 1881 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

carved and incised oak

Object history note

Made for the visit of Queen Adelaide, wife of King William IV, in 1838.

Purchased in 1973 from Peter Hone Antiques, Islington.

Descriptive line

Toilet Mirror, Salvin, for Mamhead House, English, 1838

Materials

Oak; Glass; Brass

Techniques

Carving; Incising

Categories

Furniture; Interiors; Mirrors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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