Stock No: 12313

An impressive large marble overmantel mirror rescued from the old Baltic Exchange in London. Carved in the Palladian manner in veined white marble with pink figuring it has a high broken pediment with scrolled brackets set above a shield emblematic of the maritime history of The Exchange. The carved egg and dart mirror frame is flanked by scrolled consoles. English, circa 1900.

Provenance: The Baltic Exchange, a membership organisation for the maritime industry, was located at 24–28 St Mary Axe, London, until that building was destroyed by a bomb in 1992, and is now located at 38 St Mary Axe. The historic building was designed by Smith and Wimble, and completed by George Trollope & Sons in 1903 and was subsequently listed as a Grade II* listed building. It was. The "Gherkin" now occupies the original site.

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Width Height Depth
External 53"
134.5 cms
78 14"
199 cms
7 14"
18.5 cms
Internal 33 78"
86 cms
51 316"
130 cms

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