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Mirror: M.7D-1949

Object information

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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).

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs. Jessie Lloyd.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.5 cm
Height: 96.5 cm
Width: 56.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Lloyd, Jessie, Mrs


18th century
Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

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Components of the work

Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7D-1949
Primary reference Number: 98276
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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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