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Mirror: M.7A-1949

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One of four gilt wood mirrors painted with red and black lacquer and inlaid with mother-of-pearl (M.7A-D-1949).


History note: Unknown before Mrs Jessie Lloyd

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Jessie Lloyd

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm
Height: 96.5 cm
Width: 57.5 cm

Relative size of this object

57.5 cm96.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10-18) by Lloyd, Jessie, Mrs


18th century
Circa 1701 CE - Circa 1800 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl Decoration

Materials used in production

Giltwood Lacquer

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7A-1949
Primary reference Number: 77339
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 1 March 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Mirror" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-05-22 15:09:47

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