Thomas Fentham, carver, gilder, glass grinder and picture-frame maker, occupied several addresses in the Strand between 1774 and 1825. He worked from 136 The Strand between 1794-1820. His label appears on closely related convex mirrors illustrated in C.Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture: 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, pp. 28 and 204-205, figs. 344-347. A closely related girandole mirror was sold anonymously, Christie's, New York, 16 April 2002, lot 316.