George II figured walnut & carved giltwood mirror

Stock Code: 2223 - SOLD

Description: An elegant, fine quality George II figured walnut & giltwood wall mirror of excellent original colour & patina. The rectangular, bevelled, mirror plate bordered by carved gilt wood outline, with a walnut body, again bordered by a carved gilt wood moulding, flanked each side by a further giltwood flower and ribbon moulding.

To the top of the mirror a figured walnut frieze, surmounted by a horizontal cornice and a pair of intricately leaf carved giltwood swan neck pediments each terminating in a flower rosette with trailing leaves. The crest, of scrolling leaves, flanked by c-shaped leaf scrolls and central trailing bell flowers. The lower frieze again of scrolling form, with a neat curved leaf detail to the outside.

A fabulous quality mirror.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations. Mirror plate possibly re-placed.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George II, circa 1730

Provenance: Private collection New York.

Dimensions: Height 57.00 inches (144.78cm) Width 31.00 inches (78.74cm)

Price: £18,900