Napier (1922–present). <em>Mirror</em>, ca. 1928. Silver, mirrored glass, 14 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 1/2 in. (35.9 x 15.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2000.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.45_back.jpg)



Medium: Silver, mirrored glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1928

Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 1/2 in. (35.9 x 15.9 x 1.3 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 2000.45

Image: 2000.45_back.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver hand mirror with long handle, Art Deco style decorations. Round glass mirror enclosed in silver frame. Back side divided into three vertical sections of repoussé decoration: central band contains two stylized parrots (or other tropical bird) perched on leafy branches; outer bands both filled with basket weave pattern. Strap handle attached to frame at shell-shaped join; handle extends from here, bulges out at center then tapers to stylized leaf finial and small ball point. Condition: Good, minor scratches throughout; ding on back of handle near finial.

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