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An unusual mid 18th century carved giltwood mirror in the manner of William Kent, retaining much of the original gilding and having a replaced 18th century bevelled mirror plate within a ribbon tied flower moulded edge flanked by palm fronds and scroll trusses and topped by inverted shells at each side, with a shaped cresting with broken pediment and Prince of Wales plumes above a cartouche with leaf carved centre and acanthus clasp below; and a shaped apron with scrolling acanthus leaf and central cartouche.

Note: A mirror with similar palm frond carving and plumed cresting is illustrated in ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture’.

Literature: Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture’, revised edition, 1954, vol. II, p. 338, fig. 70.


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