Description & Technical information

An unusual and fine quality mid 18th century rectangular mirror, retaining the original mirror plate within a giltwood frame with cabochon ruffles, C-scrolls, foliage and carved fruit, crested by a basket with flowers and having a pierced apron with central shell carved cartouche.

Date:  1755
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Carved giltwood
Dimensions: 170.5 x 94 cm (67¹/₈ x 37 inches)
Literature: Elizabeth White, ‘Pictorial Dictionary of British and 18th Century Furniture Design: The Printed Sources’, 1990, p 325, pl. 1.
Categories: Furniture