M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

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

 

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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

See link below for addition detail images

 

46" High x 24" Wide

 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#7001

 

 

 

 

 

For a largrer view of the gilt and bevel, please click here

 

 


 

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.

 


 

 

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