A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR (4490031)
A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR (4490031)

A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR (4490031)

c. 1740 England

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An unusual mid 18th century carved giltwood mirror in the manner of William Kent, retaining much of the original gilding and having a replaced 18th century bevelled mirror plate within a ribbon tied flower moulded edge flanked by palm fronds and scroll trusses and topped by inverted shells at each side, with a shaped cresting with broken pediment and Prince of Wales plumes above a cartouche with leaf carved centre and acanthus clasp below; and a shaped apron with scrolling acanthus leaf and central cartouche.

Note: A mirror with similar palm frond carving and plumed cresting is illustrated in ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture.’

Price: £50,000-£100,000
Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture’, revised edition, 1954, vol. II, p. 338, fig. 70.
Dimensions
Height 157.00 cm (61.81 inches)
Width 90.00 cm (35.43 inches)
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