Price range: £10,000-£50,000     REF No. 4473511

A GEORGE II CARVED GESSO MIRROR

An early 18th century carved giltwood and gesso mirror, retaining the original gilding having a rectangular bevelled plate within a foliate carved frame, having drapery tails to the sides and surmounted by a cresting with an egg and dart carved broken swan-neck pediment centred by a shell and having a shaped apron with pounced, decorated and foliate shell carving, flanked by later curved glass arms issuing from brass back plates.

English, circa 1730

Height: 48 in; 122 cm
Width: 27 ¾ in; 70.5 cm
Depth: 9 ½ in; 24 cm


Literature:
Graham Child, ‘World of Mirrors 1650-1900’, 1990, p.79, illus 57; p.80, illus 63; similar models.