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Mirror

Maker:
Possibly by Thomas Pelletier
Maker:
and René Pelletier
Date:
ca. 1690
Culture:
British
Medium:
Glass, verre eglomisé, gilded wood
Dimensions:
H. 77 x W. 31 in. (195.6 x 78.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1001
Not on view
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)
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