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A Pair of Giltwood Mirrors in the George III Style

H: 47.5 in / 120 cm  |  W: 24 in / 60 cm

Description

The elliptical mirror plates enclosed by gesso and gilt wood frames, exuberantly carved with scrolling acanthi, foliates and scrollwork in the Rococo manner, the surmounts having cabochons issuing acanthus spray crests.

Circa 1880

Literature

Graham Child's ‘World Mirrors 1650-1900’ published by Sothebys, 1990, illustrates a similar mirror on Plate 201

REF No. 8797

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