A mid 18th century Chippendale period carved giltwood rectangular mirror retaining the original divided bevelled mirror plates within a fine giltwood frame of C-scrolls and carved leaf, having an open pierced apron with central cartouche and open cartouche cresting flanked by opposing ho-ho birds.
Literature: H. Avray Tipping, ‘English Homes, Period IV', vol. II, ‘The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School, 1699-1736’, 1928, pp. 119-40. James Lees-Milne, ‘English Country Houses: Baroque, 1685-1715’, 1970, pp. 138-47.
Collection of Lord Hesketh, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire.
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