A fine pair of George III reverse mirror paintings each depicting pheasants by a water shore with prunus trees and grasses and boats in the background within later giltwood frames carved with grasses and waterfall decorations and having shaped and pierced apron and cresting with a leaf carved plume.

Literature: Graham Child, ‘World Mirrors 1650-1900’, London 1990, pp. 350, 378.


  • Provenance

    H.J. Joel, Esq., Childwick Bury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire; sold Christie's London, 15 May 1978, lot 56.


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