The glass panels that frame this mirror are decorated with verre eglomise that has engraved decoration on gold leaf on the underside.
[ Miss M. Grant , Lichborough Hall, Towcester, England, until 1951] ; [ Sale, Christie, Manson and Woods , London, July 19, 1951, no. 114; sold to F. Partridge ] ; [ Frank Partridge , in 1951 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (until 1964; to MMA)
Date: ca. 1730–35Medium: Pine; carved, painted, gilded, and varnished linden wood decorated with colored decoupage prints; mirror glass; the inside of the fall front lined wiht silk not original to the secretaryAccession: 25.134.1a, bOn view in:Gallery 507
Artist: Johann Valentin Gevers (German, ca. 1662–1732)Date: ca. 1710Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glassAccession: 1989.20On view in:Gallery 531