George I Gilt gesso mirror
George I Gilt gesso mirror
George I Gilt gesso mirror

George I Gilt gesso mirror

c. 1720 England

Offered by Alexander George Fine Antiques Ltd

£9,400 gbp
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IMPORTANT DESIGN - A fine early 18th century gilt gesso mirror of generous proportions retaining its original shaped and bevelled mirror plate. The frame expresses great freedom through its carving with scrolling leaves adorning the frame centred by an elaborate three dimensional cartouche.
Original soft bevelled mirror plate which has been re-silvered and distressed, areas of gilding refreshed, candle sconces and shield shaped backplates plates believed to be original.
Private collection - Holland Park Royal Borough of Kensington London
For similar examples - Graham Child, ‘World of Mirrors 1650-1900’, 1990, p.79, illus 57; p.80, illus 63
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