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: Overall: 8 ft. 9 in. × 66 in. (266.7 × 167.6 cm)

Classification: Woodwork-Furniture

Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958

Accession Number: 58.75.131


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).