Good George I Carved Gesso & Giltwood Looking Glass

England, c1720



With original gilt and mirror plate, the pierced broken arch pediment composed of leaves and c-scrolls centering a plume-crested shield with further plumes above a rectangular canted molded surround housing the Vauxhall plate; the shaped base with further carved leaves


Condition : Excellent; the gilt and very thin plate original and in excellent condition;

very minor losses and rubbing to the gilt, as expected; wonderful soft color;

back original and not off (not photographed)


45" High x 24" Wide Overall / The Plate : 27.5" x 17.5"











Also See :


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


Fine Queen Anne Carved Gesso & Giltwood Overmantle Mirro

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.



Fine George II Carved Giltwood Mirror

England, c1750    

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




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 Good George I Carved Gesso & Giltwood Looking Glass, c1720, England