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GEORGE I GILT GESSO MIRROR with ORIGINAL VAUXHALL PLATE

England, c1720

 

 

The gilt gesso pediment centering a stylized shell and foliate relief-carved surface on a coined or pounced ground,

above burnished and relief-decorated sides and a shaped relief-carved base

 set with two period brass candlearms with stops (probably a few years later);

original engraved backplates, made to the cartouche of the frame;

the gilt original;

original rectangular shallowly beveled Vauxhall glass plate with upper re-entrant corners

 

Condition : Original gilt and glass;

expected small gilt flakes and stress cracks; loss to glass silvering;

several small areas of gilt rubbing to crest;

although the bevel proved impossible to photograph under photographic lights, it is indeed present

 

Please scroll down and view the details of this fine mirror.

 

 43” High x 25.5” Wide Overall / The Plate 31" High x 23-1/8" Wide

 

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#6577

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Fine George II Carved Giltwood Mirror

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Surmounted by a dimensional Asian phoenix extending out over the mirror plate; Original gilt / antique replaced plate / an exceptional mirror   

48" High x 26" Wide Overall /  30.5” x 17-7/8”, Mirror Plate    

Phoenix Depth 7”

Provenance : Stair & Co. NYC  

 

Mid-18th Century Carved Giltwood Looking Glass

Northern European, Probably Sweden

A quite fine example with original gilt and 2-part mirror plate Carved in the rococo manner with stylized foliate

 and shells on a matted ground 56" High x 23.5" Wide

 

 

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 

 

 

  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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George I Gilt Gesso Mirror with Original Vauxhall Glass Plate, England, c1720