Description & Technical information

A mid 18th century Chippendale period carved giltwood rectangular mirror retaining the original divided bevelled mirror plates within a fine giltwood frame of C-scrolls and carved leaf, having an open pierced apron with central cartouche and open cartouche cresting flanked by opposing ho-ho birds.

Period:  George III
Medium: Giltwood
Provenance: Collection of Lord Hesketh, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire.
Literature: H. Avray Tipping, English Homes, Period IV, vol. II, ‘The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School, 1699-1736’, 1928, pp. 119-40.
James Lees-Milne, English Country Houses: Baroque, 1685-1715, 1970, pp. 138-47.
Categories: Furniture