ELEGANT 20thC COLLECTION OF CONVEX MIRRORS c.1950

ELEGANT 20thC COLLECTION OF CONVEX MIRRORS c.1950

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A collection of five mid 20th century convex mirrors in wood and plaster. Convex mirrors played an important role in the running of the Regency household. Often placed in the dining room, the convex mirror allowed the butler to oversee the progress of supper, whilst keeping a discrete distance from the guests. Hence, the convex mirror came to be known as the butler’s mirror. 

Reference Number: A5647

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DESCRIPTION

A collection of five mid 20th century convex mirrors in wood and plaster. Convex mirrors played an important role in the running of the Regency household. Often placed in the dining room, the convex mirror allowed the butler to oversee the progress of supper, whilst keeping a discrete distance from the guests. Hence, the convex mirror came to be known as the butler’s mirror. 

CONDITION

In good condition - Minor chips and flaking to some of the frames of the mirrors.


SIZE LARGEST

Diameter: 64 cm
Depth: 9 cm

SIZE SMALLEST

Diameter: 37 cm
Depth: 4.5 cm