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Frame

ivory mirror frame

French (Dieppe)
late 19th century


Dimensions

83. 7 cm (33 in)

Accession Number

47.1309

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory, pine

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Looking glasses and mirrors

Carved ivory mirror frame. Oval glass mounted in pine backed frame, overlaid with small handcarved leaf-like pieces of ivory. Motifs of amorini and dolphins. At top, crest and coat of arms, with motto “SCOTORUM” (of the Scots) and fleur-de-lys on Gothic shields. At bottom, crown, with ostrich feathers. Much damage.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection