M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

FINE GEORGE II CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR with PHOENIX CREST

England, c1750

 

 

The rectangular plate within a finely executed rocaille carved and pierced giltwood surround of S- and C-scrolls, acanthus leaves and  floral pendants, the crest centering a dimensionally carved feathered phoenix, the curved neck extending forward of the mirror plane.

One of the better giltwood mirrors recently available in the United States.

 

Provenance : Stair & Company, New York

  

 Ref : For a mirror of similar configuration, see The Dictionary of British Furniture,

MacQuoid & Edwards, Pl. 62

 

Condition : Excellent; retaining most of its original gilding;

mirror plate and backing old replacements; other expected minor cracks

 

48” High x 26”Wide, Overall

 30.5” x 17-7/8”, Mirror Plate / Phoenix Depth 7”

  
SOLD

 

#6454

 

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Also See :

 

Queen Anne Carved Gesso and Giltwood Overmantle Mirror with original gilt girandoles, England, c1710

 
Fine Queen Anne Carved Gesso & Giltwood Overmantle Mirror

With Original Girandoles

England, c1710

Having three shallowly beveled plates, original gilt,

the plates good replacements with appropriate losses and fogging

19.75" High x 48" Wide x 2.5" Deep 

 

 

 

George II Gesso & Giltwood Mirror

   England, c1720-25

   With original gilding and thin Vauxhall beveled mirror plate

With antique brass girandoles on the original engraved brass mounts

   45" High x 25" Wide, Overall / The Plate 31" High x 23-1/8" Wide

 

 

Fine Regency Ebonized & Giltwood Diminutive Convex Girandole Mirror

England, c1810, surmounted by an ebonized eagle and

brass, gilt gesso and cut glass candlearms

Original gilt and mirror plate / 30" High

A personal note :  I usually prefer much flat mirrors but

 found this small convex example completely irresistible.

 

 

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 For information, call (901) 761-1163 or (901) 827-4668, or

Email : mfcreech@bellsouth.net or  mfordcreech@gmail.com

 

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Fine George II Carved Giltwood Mirror with Phoenix Crest, England, c1750