Description & Technical information

A Queen Anne giltwood border glass pier mirror.  The reverse retains a paper label inscribed: ‘The Earl Haddington, Tyninghame Dunbar, East Lothian’. The mirror retains the original border glasses and the original centre plates. 
Note: The large mirror plate was re-silvered in the early 20th century, and the frame has been re-gilded.

Date:  1705
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 170.5 x 81.5 cm (67¹/₈ x 32¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: The Earl Haddington, Tyninghame House, Scotland, until 1987.
Private collection, USA.
Literature: Sotheby’s, ‘Tyninghame East Lothian Scotland’, sale catalogue, 28-9 September 1987, p. 15, lot 10.
Categories: Furniture