Beadwork mirror by Unknown Artist

Surrounded by panels decorated almost entirely with iridescent glass beads, this mirror was probably made to commemorate the marriage of Charles II and Catherine of Braganza, who are represented in the decorations.

Details

Medium:
Oak case, glass beads, satin, linen
Dimensions:
90 x 80 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £41,750; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2014
Vendor:
Mrs Horton Fawkes

Provenance

By descent in the Horton Fawkes family.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

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