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William Kent (Attributed)

William Kent Georgian Period White Painted Mirror - Looking Glass

Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials Carved Wood, Paint.
Dimensions
W. 34 in; H. 63 in;
W. 86.36 cm; H. 160.02 cm;
Condition Excellent Original State with modest refreshing of application.
Creation Date 1740
Description England c. 1740

A fine example of an English Kentian Period Looking Glass / Mirror in Superbly Carved Wood unusually retaining the original white decoration.
Note: The Superbly and Realistic Carved " Lions Face " to the Bottom of the Frame.
Generally in the 18th Century, Looking Glasses were Gilded to add glamour to otherwise dimly lit rooms - this fine example of paintwork was likely to have been an integral part of the room paintwork decorations.

Provenance
Private Collection

Literature: Research being at present undertaken.
Styles / Movements Georgian, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 327211
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