Toilet mirror

Ref: 7
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Philip Webb (1831-1915)

    Manufactured by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (1861-75)

  • Detail

    Oak, with mirror glass

    79 x 54 x 30 cm (at base)

    English (London), designed circa 1862

  • Provenance

    […]; Haslam & Whiteway; acquired from Fine Art Society, 1993; Clive and Jane Wainwright

  • Exhibited

    The Pre-Raphaelites and William Morris: Artists, Designers and Craftsmen, various locations in Japan, 2010-2011, including Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, 4 June-14 July 2011, no. 47

    The Clive and Jane Wainwright Collection, H. Blairman & Sons, 21 June – 14 July 2023, no. 7

  • Literature

    Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, Nineteenth-Century Design: From Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, pl. 107

    Frances Collard, ‘Furniture’, in Linda Parry, ed., William Morris, London, 1996, J. 21 (for an ebonised and partly gilded example, one of two in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries at Kelmscott Manor, and a discussion of this model)

    John Christian, Helen Dunstan and Michael Whiteway, The Pre-Raphaelites and William Morris: Artists, Designers and Craftsmen, Tokyo, 2010, no. 17

    Clive and Jane Wainwright Collection, London: H. Blairman & Sons, 2023, no. 7

  • Note

    A variant of this model, in oak, is in an English private collection.