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] ; [Porcelain, Glass and Objects of Art...sale, Christie, Manson and Woods , July 19, 1951, no. 114; to F. Partridge] ; [ Frank Partridge (in 1951)] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964)
Artist: Attributed to Thomas How (British, active 1710–33)Date: ca. 1724–36Medium: Walnut and walnut veneer, parcel-gilt, the seat rails of beech; gilded lead mounts on the knees and front rail; verre églomisé panel mounted on the splat; covered in contemporary tent stitch embroidery on canvas needlework not original to the chairAccession: 64.101.936, .937On view in:Gallery 513