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Mirror

Mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1745-1765 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved and gilt wood

  • Museum number:

    W.122-1937

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mirror, pinewood, carved and gilt on gesso ground. The frame is carved at the sides with floral swags in the centre between acanthus foliage above and below. The top is carved with rococo motifs and cresting formed of confronting C-scrolls surmounted by a cluster of flowers, the base with rococo motifs and C - scrolls.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1745-1765 (made)

Materials and Techniques

carved and gilt wood

Dimensions

Height: 4' 1" ft, Width: 2' 1 1/2"

Descriptive line

Mirror, pinewood carved and gilt, English 1745-65

Materials

Pine; Gilt; Gesso; Mirror glass

Techniques

Carving; Gilding

Categories

Mirrors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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