A PAIR OF GEORGE I GESSO MIRRORS (4451211)
A PAIR OF GEORGE I GESSO MIRRORS (4451211)
A PAIR OF GEORGE I GESSO MIRRORS (4451211)

A PAIR OF GEORGE I GESSO MIRRORS (4451211)

c. 1720 England

Offered by Ronald Phillips Ltd

Price Upon Request
Request Information Call Dealer
Favourite Item
An extremely rare pair of early 18th century carved gesso mirrors, each retaining most of the original gilding and 18th century bevelled mirror plate within an upright rectangular moulded frame decorated with fine leaf carving and strapwork, with lobed corners and a shaped apron carved with scrolls and similar decoration and centred by a stylised plume; having later glass candle arms and sconce plates. The shaped cresting profusely carved with fine strapwork, central lambrequin and plumes above, flanked by central carved dolphins with scrolling trails and birds' heads below.

Note: The feature of carved dolphins is very rare and unusual.

Price: £100,000 +

Percy Macquoid and Ralf Edward ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture’, revised edition, 1954,
Vol II, p.332.
Herbert F. Schiffer, ‘The Mirror Book: English, American & European’, 1983, p.68.
Graham Child, ‘World Mirrors 1650-1900’, 1990, p.78.
Dimensions
Height 142.50 cm (56.10 inches)
Width 77.50 cm (30.51 inches)
Ronald Phillips Ltd

Ronald Phillips Ltd
26 Bruton Street
London
W1J 6QL
England

Opening Hours
Contacts
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2006
Members of
View Full Details