Mirror

Description
A European mirror in a copper alloy frame with wooden surround and cover, carved with a lizard in centre. The base of the handle is in the shape of a stool of early form (probably 18th century). The context of its use is unknown. Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911.
Accession Loan No.
1/1993/24
Collection Class
Personal objects
Common Name
mirror
Simple Name
mirror
Full Name
mirror
Dimensions
whole length 349 mm; whole W 158 mm
Cultural Group
Asante Akan
Production Year High
1911
Production Country
Ghana
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
cast copper alloy; wood
Function Name
personal object
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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