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MIRROR FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET

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MIRROR FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET

Made by: E. S. Barnsley & Company, Ltd

Currently in storage


About this object

The back of the mirror is solid. It is composed of a plain piece of tortoise shell edged by a narrow band of plain silver. The back is round in shape and the handle is straight with a curved end.

Category:
shellwork
Object name:
MIRROR FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET
Made from:
Tortoise shell -- silver -- glass
Made in:
Birmingham, England
Date made:
1921
Size:
27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.123.2
Class:
SHELL
Signature marks:
MARK on handle: Made in England; 5 ESB in rectangle; anchor; lion W in shield 48/109 scratched
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973