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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

Period of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE

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)

Stock No: F1085

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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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