Description & Technical information

An exceptional mid 18th century Chippendale period carved giltwood oval border glass mirror, having a replaced 18th century mirror plate within an oval inner frame finely carved with entwined scrolls and leaves and trailing husks forming the divisions between the border glasses, within a leaf carved scroll outer frame with mirrored cartouche cresting.

Date:  1760
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 162.5 x 109 cm (64 x 42⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Mallett & Son Ltd., London.
Collection of Joseph Verner Reed, US Ambassador to Morocco.

Categories: Furniture