M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

GOOD GEORGE I / II GESSO & GILTWOOD MIRROR
England, c1730, Detail & Mirror Plate

 

 

 

Retaining the original gilding and rectangular beveled Vauxhall plate,

the thin plate within a strapwork and paterae carved border,

mounted by a swan-neck cresting centred by a cabochon and acanthus carved finial between trellis diapering,
the surround having further acanthus leaves raised on a punched (or coined) ground,
above an undulating scrolling acanthus and shell carved apron;
the plate with a wide but shallow bevel, and softness appropriate to age;
the cast brass girandoles well fitted replacements

 

Provenance : Collection of John Keil Esq., England

 

Condition : Excellent with minor losses about to the gilt; the glass with some silver degradation;
wonderful rich warm tone to the gilt

 

46" High x 24" Wide

 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#7001

 

 

The image below showing clearly the shallow bevel :

 

 

 

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