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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Fashion, Room 40

Mirror

1720-1740 (made)
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
carved and gilt wood
Brief Description
Mirror, oval, carved gilt wood, English , 1720-40
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 55 1/2in
  • Width: 44in
  • Depth: 2in
Taken from paper record.
Credit line
Given by Mr. F.D. Lycett Green
Other Number
1947/2285 - RF number
Collection
Accession Number
W.40-1947

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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