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Bilbao mirror, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (Spain)


c. 1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G328
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Marble mosaic veneer
Size: 44 x 12 in. (111.76 x 30.48 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Spain
Culture: Europe, Spain
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Bilbao Mirrors, pair, marble mosaic veneer, delicate shade of pink; gilded bead and reed molding next to glass. In the open work crest, wire scrolls, leaves and flowers surround oblong insert of veneer. The engaged columns in paneled inserts are surmounte
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. W. C. McFarlane
Accession Number: 64.4.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009