M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

MID-18TH CENTURY CARVED GILTWOOD LOOKING GLASS
PROBABLY SWEDISH , c1755

 

 

The arched rococo carved crest with a stylized foliate and shell cartouche, sided by 2 further foliate cabochons on a matted ground, the outer edge with carved flowerheads, above an molded frame and beveled rectangular 2-part plate, the base with corresponding rococo carved decoration;

retaining the original gilding and 2-part plate

 

Condition : Excellent;  minor expected rubbing to the gilding, with the bole and gesso are softly showing through in places; minor areas of touch up; the original plates with expected scattered silvering losses; minor signs of old worm

 

56” High x 23.25” Wide

 

SOLD

 

#6689

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Mirror en situ

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Also See :

 

George II Gesso & Giltwood Mirror

   England, c1720-25

   With original gilding & 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 George II Carved Giltwood Mirror

England, c1750    

Surmounted by a dimensional Asian phoenix extending out over the

mirror plate; Provenance : Stair & Co. NYC

 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”

 

 

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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Mid-18th Century Carved Giltwood Mirror, Northern European, probably Swedish, c1755