Description & Technical information

A pair of George II mahogany wall brackets.
Note: The shelf platforms are of later date.
Carved wall brackets made of mahogany are exceptionally rare, making a pair particularly desirable.

Date:  1750
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 32 x 17.5 x 13.5 cm (12⁵/₈ x 6⁷/₈ x 5³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Judge Irwin Untermyer, New York, USA until 1964.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
Literature: Illustrated: Yvonne Hackenbroch, English Furniture with Some Furniture of Other Countries in the Irwin Untermyer Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958, pl. 305, fig. 347.
Categories: Furniture