Description & Technical information

A fine and important pair of large scale early 19th century carved giltwood convex mirrors with original plates, surmounted by eagle crestings above foliate carving, the concave moulded frames with gilt balls and ebonised slips, the apron with acanthus leaves, and the sides with twin candle arms with suspended glass droplets.

Date:  1810
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Carved giltwood
Dimensions: 173 x 120 x 23 cm (68¹/₈ x 47¹/₄ x 9 inches)
Provenance: Claude Chadburn Esq, Papplewick Hall, Nottinghamshire

Literature: Illustrated:
Arthur Oswald, Papplewick Hall, Nottinghamshire-II, Country Life magazine, 5 September 1963, p. 541, ills. 3/4.

Categories: Furniture