A GOOD GEORGE II WALNUT AND PARCEL GILT MIRROR

9325 A GOOD GEORGE II WALNUT AND PARCEL GILT MIRROR English. Circa 1730.   Measurements: Height: 58″ (147cm) Width: 28 1/2″ (73cm)



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Of walnut and parcel gilt. The whole surmounted by a swan necked pediment carved with giltwood egg and dart moulding terminating in rosettes issuing carved fronds, the pediment centered by an elaborately carved cartouche decorated with foliated c- scrolls, the cartouche above a scallop shell flakned either side by curling fronds. The rectangular soft bevelled mirror plate shaped at the top enclosed by a gilt edge with stylised leaf decoration and within a moulded walnut border. The sides carved with foliated scrolls, pendants of hare bells and fruit, each side terminating in a scroll centred by a rosette. The plate above a shaped apron with a gilt edge centred by a  carved scallop shell with flanked by foliate fronds.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Oslo.

 


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