The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Toilet mirror
  • Toilet mirror
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Pierre Ladoireau, Goldsmith, gilt-bronze sphinx feet and border
  • France
  • 1713
    1800 - 1900 (looking-glass)
    1863 - 1863 (coronet added by Delaroche)
  • Oak, ebony, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, brass feet, glass
  • Height: 73 cm
    Width: 56 cm
  • F50
  • Billiard Room
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • The duchesse de Berry, delivered by Delaroue to Versailles, 1713; allotted as a perquisite to the duchesse de Saint-Simon, 1721; by descent to Charlotte de Saint-Simon, princesse de Chimay; bequeathed to Mademoiselle Deshayes and Mademoiselle Belache, 1758; passed to the femmes de chambre, the second named as Mademoiselle Marchand, 1764. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 17 November 1868.