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Mirror

Designer:
Possibly designed by Robert Adam (British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Maker:
John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811)
Maker:
and William Ince (British, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
Date:
1769
Culture:
British
Medium:
Pine, gilt, mirror glass
Dimensions:
105 x 66 in. (266.7 x 167.6 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.131
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 516
The pier mirror was made by the cabinetmakers John Mayhew and William Ince in 1769, probably after a design by Robert Adam. It is surrounded by a tapestry panel designed by Maurice Jacques (ca. 1712–1784).
Earls of Coventry (until 1948; sale, Sotheby's, June 25, 1948, no. 149) ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958)
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