Description & Technical information

Note: The mirrors retain their original centre plates. One mirror has replacement 18th century border glasses. Both mirror frames have been re-gilded in the past, but still retain some of the original gilding.

Date:  circa 1780
Period:  George III
Origin:  English
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 170.5 x 103 cm (67¹/₈ x 40¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: One mirror:
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., London, England.
Private collection, Surrey, England.
The other mirror:
Collection of H. J. Joel, London, England, until 1980.
Private collection, France.
Private collection, England.
Literature: Herbert F. Schiffer, The Mirror Book: English, American & European, 1983, p. 182, fig. 473.
Illustrated:
Christie’s, ‘The H. J. Joel Collection’, sale catalogue, London, 17 April 1980, lot 55.
Ronald Phillips Ltd., ‘Fine Antique English Furniture’, catalogue, 2016, pp. 172 - 3.
Ronald Phillips Ltd., ‘Fine Antique English Furniture’, catalogue, 2017, p. 45.
Categories: Furniture