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Early 18th Century George II Period Figured Walnut & Carved Giltwood Gesso Mirror

Early 18th Century George II Period Figured Walnut & Carved Giltwood Gesso Mirror

England

circa 1730

The top of the mirror has a pair of intricately leaf-carved giltwood swan-neck pediments each terminating in a flower rosette with trailing leaves. The centre crest with a scrolling leaf pediment and 'C' scrolled decoration is surmounted on a walnut veneered frieze which is decorated with trailing acanthus leaves flanked by a pair of elongated carved flowers above the original rectangular bevelled mirror plate. The mirror plate is bordered by a carved giltwood outline with a walnut body, again bordered by a carved giltwood moulding flanked each side by a further giltwood flower and ribbon moulding. The lower section is neatly shaped and elegant.

Height 143.00cm (56.3 inches)

Width 72.50cm (28.54 inches)

Depth 15.00cm (5.91 inches)

Stock No: F824

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