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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.

Height 82.00cm (32.28 inches)

Width 120.00cm (47.24 inches)

Depth 5.00cm (1.97 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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