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.


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


By descent in the Horton Fawkes family.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461

Entry details

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

3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
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13 Feb – 30 Oct
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10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)