Description & Technical information

The candle arms of this mirror are almost identical to a design for a girandole and a chimney glass both of circa 1790 and illustrated in L. Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800, plates 215 and 216.
Note: The mirror retains most of the original gilding and the original mirror plates. Some of the paint surface has been retouched.

Date:  1790
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 158 x 166 x 29 cm (62¹/₄ x 65³/₈ x 11³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Jeremy Ltd., London, England, until 1976.
Private collection, England.

Literature: Lindsay Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800, 1995, pls 215-16.
Categories: Furniture