Description & Technical information

A pair of George II giltwood mirrors.
Note: Both mirrors retain the original re-silvered bevelled mirror plates. The candle arms and sockets are of later date, and the gilding has been refreshed.
This pair of mirrors will feature in the forthcoming Yale book on Percival D. Griffiths. This publication was instigated by the late John Bryan, Chicago, USA.

Date:  1735
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 159 x 84 x 23 cm (62⁵/₈ x 33¹/₈ x 9 inches)
Provenance: Percival D. Griffiths, Sandridgebury, Hertfordshire, England.
Syrie Maugham Inc., New York, USA.
Partridge Fine Arts Ltd., London, England.
Literature: Illustrated:
R. W. Symonds, ‘Gilt furniture’, Connoisseur, December 1928, p. 234, fig. VI. 
International Studio, November 1929, p. 86.
Partridge Fine Arts Ltd., ‘Summer Exhibition’, catalogue, 1988, pp. 32–3.
Categories: Furniture