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Mirror: M.7B-1949

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

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

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs. Jessie Lloyd

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12 cm
Height: 96 cm
Width: 55.5 cm

Relative size of this object

55.5 cm96 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Lloyd, Jessie, Mrs

Dating

18th century
Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Giltwood
Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Inlay
Gilt
Lacquering

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7B-1949
Primary reference Number: 77341
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 6 October 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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