A pair of George III carved giltwood wall brackets

Lovely quality, original gilding.

Stock Code: 2497 - SOLD

Description: A superb pair of George III Chippendale period carved giltwood wall brackets. The top of scalloped demi-lune form, with a carved edge supported by carved floral C-scrolls, with a central ho-ho bird, with emanating flowers, leaves and further scrolls. Lovely brackets of a good size and fabulous quality retaining the majority of their original gilding. These brackets have a particularly elegant, flowing and well executed design, with lovely detailed carving throughout.

Further Information: The form of these brackets closely follows designs illustrated in Thomas Chippendale’s - “The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director.”

Condition: Excellent. Possible minor old restorations, the gilding largely original but refreshed in places.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1770

Provenance: Private collection USA, previously with Clinton Howell Antiques, New York.

Dimensions: Height 11.00 inches (27.94cm) Width 8.00 inches (20.32cm) Depth 6.25 inches (15.88cm)

Price: £13,900