Price range: £50,000-£100,000     REF No. 4466301

A GEORGE II OVAL GILTWOOD MIRROR

A mid 18th century Chippendale period oval giltwood mirror retaining the original gilding, having an 18th century replaced mirror plate within a foliate slip frame and shaped cartouche border plate with an arched top centred by a plumed cresting and carved and scrolled foliate and floral carved sides with a blind pierced pendant cartouche apron.

Note: The design of this mirror very closely resembles a drawing in Thomas Chippendale's first edition of ‘The Gentleman and Cabinet maker’s Director.’

English, circa 1755

Height: 5 ft 1 in; 155 cm
Width: 2 ft 8 ¾ in; 83 cm


Literature:
Thomas Chippendale, ‘The Gentleman and Cabinet Makers Director’, London 1754. Pl. CXLVI.