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Mirror

Mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1720-1740 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved and gilt wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. F.D. Lycett Green

  • Museum number:

    W.40-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA13

Physical description

Wall mirror, carved and gilt wood frame.

At the top, fronded cresting flanked by corkscrew scrolls and foliage in openwork. Frame shaped in front and carved in relief with acanthus design, intertwined towards the base by symmetrical reed foliage centered on a ribbon bow at the base.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1720-1740 (made)

Materials and Techniques

carved and gilt wood

Dimensions

:

Descriptive line

Mirror, oval, carved gilt wood, English , 1720-40

Materials

Wood; Mirror glass; Gilt

Techniques

Carving; Gilding

Categories

Mirrors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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