Price range: £50,000-£100,000     REF No. 4462811

A GEORGE I GILTWOOD PIER GLASS

An early 18th century gesso pier glass, retaining the original bevelled double plates and original gilding in superb condition, within a conforming shaped shell and flower carved moulded frame, and having a shaped open leaf carved and gadrooned pediment with a pierced plume centre.

Note: The contrasting areas of matt and burnished highlights add to the lustre of the mirror.

English, circa 1725

Height: 6 ft 1 ¾ in; 187.5 cm
Width: 2 ft 7 in; 79 cm


Literature:
Geoffrey Wills, ‘English Looking Glasses’, London 1965, p.76 illus 26; a mirror with similar pediment.