An extremely rare early 18th century verre églomisé border glass mirror retaining the original shaped bevelled centre plate within conforming original verre églomisé borders finely decorated in gold strapwork on a ruby ground and framed by a moulded gadrooned giltwood border.

Literature: Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, revised edition, 1954, vol. II, p. 322, figs 27-8.
Geoffrey Wills, English Looking Glasses, A Study of the Glass, Frames and Makers 1670-1820, 1965, pp. 68-9, illus. 11-12.
Herbert F. Schiffer, The Mirror Book: English, American & European, 1983, p. 47, illus. 73-4.


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