My Ronald Phillips +44 (0)20 7493 2341

A rare mid 18th century Chippendale period carved giltwood overmantel mirror retaining two of the original mirror plates divided by stylised columns with waterfall decoration, the shaped sides carved with C-scrolls and ruffles and decorated with finely carved acanthus leaves scrolling over the shaped top similarly carved with C-scrolls and centred by a leaf clasp flanked by waterfall decoration.

Note: One shaped side plate is an 18th century replacement. Rococo mirrors with an early American provenance are extremely rare, and only one other such example is known to exist, in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Literature: Amelia Peck, ‘Period Rooms in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’, 2004, p. 202.

Exhibitions:

Read More

  • Provenance

    The Campbell family, Beverley Manor, Virginia, USA;
    J. K. Beard, Richmond, Virginia, USA;
    Private collection, USA.


YOU HAVE RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS

Make an enquiry

Store Your Pieces After sale Ronald Phillips offers the service to store your pieces in our warehouse to meet your personal delivery requirements.

Delivery And Installation In The UK Delivery and installation are complimentary of Ronald Phillips within the UK. Ronald Phillips will arrange delivery to your home, and if required a member of the Ronald Phillips team will accompany the piece and ensure installation.

Export From The UK One of the leading names in English antique furniture Ronald Phillips has built up a client base worldwide. If you live outside of the UK and an export licence is required this will be applied for by Ronald Phillips. International shipping and insurance will also be arranged. Our shipping department will arrange safe transport to any destination by experienced and approved shipping companies.

Guarantee Ronald Phillips are members of The British Antique Dealers Association. The BADA is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain. Since its foundation in 1918 BADA has set the standard for trading in the antique business. Its main role is to establish and maintain confidence between members and the public, both in buying and selling.

  • CAN WE HELP YOU?
  • +44 (0)20 7493 2341
  • ADVICE@RONALDPHILLIPS.CO.UK