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Design for a Panel with Two Mirrors

Unknownbefore 1742

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

The edge of the design of right half (2) is pasted over that of a left half (1). Either design includes an upper oval and a lower oblong mirror. (1) suggests horizontal lower mirror, (2) vertical lower mirror. Either design suggests a female mask in the top center of the upper mirror, (A) a second one in the bottom center of the upper mirror and a vase over the center of the bottom mirror.

Details

  • Title: Design for a Panel with Two Mirrors
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: before 1742
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper
  • Provenance: Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France (in his collection in 1906)
  • Dimensions: 30.7 x 7.6 cm (12 1/16 in. x 3 in.)

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