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Design

18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Design for an oval mirror frame decorated with scrolling acanthus and egg-and-dart motif made by the circle of William Kent.


Object details

Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Pen and ink and brown wash.
Brief description
Design for an oval mirror, pen and ink and wash drawing, circle of William Kent, 18th century
Physical description
Design for an oval mirror frame decorated with scrolling acanthus and egg-and-dart motif.
Dimensions
  • Height: 21.6cm
  • Width: 15.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
Inscribed on the back in brown ink "lot no 212" and in pencil with "Joyner and Carver" and with figures showing sums owed.
Summary
Design for an oval mirror frame decorated with scrolling acanthus and egg-and-dart motif made by the circle of William Kent.
Collection
Accession number
212

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Record createdOctober 16, 2008
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