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Queen Anne Mirror

Fine Queen Anne walnut mirror with notched corners in the inner border with scroll crest and pendant base. Candle arms replaced - other than noted original - probably imported from Europe.

Object number: 1975.5.1

Dimensions: 35 1/2” L x 17 1/2” W

Given in memory of Martha Hinton Lane

Estimated age circa 1750.



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie