A Rare 18th Century George II Carved Cut Gesso and Giltwood Mirror, Circa 1730

$ 34,918
  • Description
    The acanthus egg and dart carved swan neck pediment is surmounted with a carved armorial cartouche flanked by opposing C scrolls on an egg and dart plinth. leading down to the acanthus-carved and punch-decorated frieze centred by a shell.

    The original soft bevelled looking glass is set within a gadrooned frame further bordered with a concave leaf and floral border, flanked by cascading swags and passementerie.

    Similarly, the punch decorated apron is centred by a well-drawn mask crowned with Prince of Wales feathers, flanked by scrolling acanthus and floral patera.

    This is a fine example in an excellent state of preservation, retaining the original soft bevelled looking glass.

  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 18th Century
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. A rare survivor retaining the original Vauxal bevelled mirror plate. Original gilding refreshed.
    Creation Date: 1730
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, George II
    Incollect Reference #: 672227
  • Dimensions
    W. 27.56 in; H. 55.12 in; D. 5.91 in;
    W. 70 cm; H. 140 cm; D. 15 cm;
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