Description & Technical information

A drawing by John Linnell for such a mirror is preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.

Note: The mirror retains the original mercury silvered mirror glass and much of the original gilded surface.

Date:  circa 1760
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 112 x 71 cm (44¹/₈ x 28 inches)
Provenance: Private collection, England.
Peter Lipitch Ltd., London, England.
Literature: Partridge Fine Arts Plc, ‘Recent Acquisitions’, catalogue, 1992, pp. 20-21.
Categories: Furniture