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Mirror

Mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1780-1790 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    ovolo moulding of rosewood

  • Museum number:

    W.20-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mirror, of oval form contained within an ovolo moulding of rosewood and hung with curved uprights of mahogany which meet in a point at the top below a turned finial. The feet, of bracket form, are united by a sepentine stretcher.

This type is known as a "skeleton toilet glass'.For a similar example see "Dictionary of English Furniture" Vol II P357, Fig.30.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1780-1790 (made)

Materials and Techniques

ovolo moulding of rosewood

Dimensions

Height: 2' 3 1/2" ft, Width: 1' 9" ft, Depth: 9 1/2" ft

Descriptive line

Mirror, of oval form known as 'skeleton toilet glass', English 1780-90

Materials

Rosewood; Mirror glass; Mahogany; Material

Categories

Mirrors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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