Early George III Carved Chippendale Period 18th Century Giltwood & Gilt Gesso Overmantel Mirror

Early George III Carved Chippendale Period 18th Century Giltwood & Gilt Gesso Overmantel Mirror
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Early George III Carved Chippendale Period 18th Century Giltwood & Gilt Gesso Overmantel Mirror

Period of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)
English
Circa 1760
The Chippendale rococo rectangular mirror retains its original glass plate which is surmounted by a leafy canopy below diminutive 'C' scrolls, a central finial and carved Ho-Ho birds to the shoulders. The sides have moulded columns, sweeping acanthus leaf decoration and large 'C' scrolls that flank the carved apron.
H 82.00cm (32.28 inches) W 120.00cm (47.24 inches) D 5.00cm (1.97 inches)
Stock No: F1085

Literature

'English Looking Glasses - A study of the Glass', Frames and Makers (1670-1820) by Geoffrey Willis (published 1965) p. 114, plate 125.
'English Looking Glasses - A study of the Glass', Frames and Makers (1670-1820) by Geoffrey Willis (published 1965) p. 94, plate 81.
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