George II walnut & parcel gilt looking glass
George II walnut & parcel gilt looking glass
George II walnut & parcel gilt looking glass

George II walnut & parcel gilt looking glass

c. 1730 England

Offered by Millington Adams

Sold
Request Information Call Dealer
Favourite Item
A superb English George II walnut & parcel gilt wall mirror of excellent original soft colour & patina. The rectangular mercury silvered plate (possibly original) bordered by carved gilt wood outline, with figured walnut body again bordered by a carved gilt wood moulding, to the top in a shaped rectangular pattern and to the bottom shaped and scalloped with gilt wood flower patterae. The outer side extremis of the mirror is finished with a carved & gilded vertically descending arrangement of leaves and flowers. To the top a central carved and gilded Ho-Ho bird standing on a central pediment bordered by swan neck pediments of intricately carved leaves and vines. It is rare to find a mirror of this quality, is such original condition, a stunning piece.
Excellent. Minor repairs to small parts of lost carving, re-gilding of the same. Mirror plate possible original.
With P H Gillingham & Co thence to a private collector in London
Minor repairs to small parts of lost carving, re-gilding of the same. Mirror plate possible original.
Dimensions
Height 155.00 cm (61.02 inches)
Width 76.00 cm (29.92 inches)
Stock Code
1655
Millington Adams

Millington Adams
By appointment
Knutsford
Cheshire
England

+44 (0)1565 745012
+44 (0)7957 382381
Favourite Dealer
Request Dealer Alerts
Opening Hours
Contacts
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2007
Members of
View Full Details