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Mirror back

Description

Mirror back painted in enamels with the goddess Diana hunting, a female being dragged to hell, and the motto 'Potestas par ubique': French, Limoges, by the Master I.D.C. (Jean de Court), second half of the 16th century

Museum reference

A.1868.35.2

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Mirror back

Production information

Master I.D.C.
Limoges, France, EUROPE

Date

Second half 16th century

Materials

Copper, Enamel, Foil

Physical description

Painted enamels and foil on copper

Associations

Depicted: Diana

Exhibitions

  • Mary Queen of Scots (28 Jun 2013 - 17 Nov 2013)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • European Styles (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

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