England, c1750



The rectangular plate within a finely executed rocaille carved and pierced giltwood surround of S- and C-scrolls,

acanthus leaves and  floral pendants, the crest centering a dimensionally carved feathered phoenix,

the curved neck extending forward of the mirror plane.

One of the better giltwood mirrors recently available in the United States.


Provenance : Stair & Company, New York


 Ref : For a mirror of similar configuration, see The Dictionary of British Furniture,

MacQuoid & Edwards, Pl. 62


Condition : Excellent; retaining most of its original gilding;

mirror plate and backing old replacements; other expected minor cracks


48” High x 26”Wide, Overall

 30.5” x 17-7/8”, Mirror Plate / Phoenix Depth 7”





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A personal note :  I usually prefer much flat mirrors but

 found this small convex example completely irresistible.




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Fine George II Carved Giltwood Mirror with Phoenix Crest, England, c1750