A number of mirrors of the same unusual form bearing the label of Thomas Fentham are illustrated in C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, 1996, pp. 201 and 203, figs. 340, 342-43. Another is embellished with the same pattern lion mask, ibid, fig. 341. Thomas Fentham, 'Carver and Glass grinder' is recorded working at the No. 136 Strand Street address from 1794-1820. Fentham, who 'catered to an export business' was listed at various locations in London from 1777.