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Mirror With Candle Brackets (England), 1720–35

This is a Mirror with candle brackets. It is dated 1720–35 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is walnut veneer on deal, carved gessoed,and cast brass, mirrored plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin Untermyer, Esq.. It is credited Gift of Irwin Untermyer.

  • Reflector
  • tin.
  • Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1941-98-77-a,b
  • Mount, ca. 1780
  • fire-gilt bronze.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1908-26-53

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 118 x 67.5 x 6 cm (46 7/16 x 26 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

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Mirror With Candle Brackets (England), 1720–35; walnut veneer on deal, carved gessoed,and cast brass, mirrored plate glass; H x W x D: 118 x 67.5 x 6 cm (46 7/16 x 26 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1950-112-2-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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