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

Description

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).

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