George II Antique Parcel-Gilt Mirror, English/Irish, circa 1750

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A superb antique George II parcel-gilt mahogany mirror, having a wonderful leaf and rosette central cartouche above a swan's neck pediment with "S" scrolls and leaf carving and having an egg and dart border with pendant floral and leaf carving. The plate is framed by incised and gilt leaf carving. English or Irish, circa 1750.
A nearly identical mirror identified as Irish is illustrated in F. Lewis Hinckley's "A Directory of Antique Furniture", 1953 edition, page 265, illustration No. 836.

Details

  • Of the Period
    George II
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1750
  • Period
    18th Century and Earlier
  • Materials and Techniques
    Carved
    Mahogany
    Gesso
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent. A nearly identical mirror identified as Irish is illustrated in F. Lewis Hinckley's "A Directory of Antique Furniture," 1953 edition, page 265, illustration No. 836..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    4 ft. 11 in. H x 2 ft. 3.5 in. W
    150 cm H x 70 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    081125856536
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1stdibs seller since 2008
Located in New York, NY
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