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Mirror

Mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1720-1740 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved and gilt mirror

  • Museum number:

    W.46-1948

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wall mirror, carved and gilt frame and original glass mirror plate.

Scroll pediment encloses an incomplete heraldic shield mantled with plumes above corkscrew scrolls. Dentil cornice above foliated frieze. Jambs edged with egg moulding and beyond by acorn and oak leaf pendants, enclosing a flat board decorated in low relief with foliage and with cell pattern, with key-pattern detail.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1720-1740 (made)

Materials and Techniques

carved and gilt mirror

Dimensions

Height: 1880 mm, Width: 1080 mm, Depth: 203 mm

Object history note

Purchased by vendor at the sale by direction of the late Col. A.H.Vaughn-Lee, M.V.O of furniture at Dillington House Ilminster Som. Lot263/

Descriptive line

Mirror, rectangular with scroll pediment, carved and gilded, English, 1720-40

Materials

Wood; Mirror glass; Gilt

Techniques

Carving; Gilding

Categories

Mirrors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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