Very Fine George I Gilt Gesso Carved Mirror
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Very fine early Georgian looking glass with foliate carved crest over scallop and fan carved frieze, the sides with rich scrolls and foliate carving, the scalloped base with inverted scallop shell, the body with punched ground, the carved vines highly burnished, surrounding original beveled mercury glass plate, the whole a beautiful composition of burnished and matte water gilding. Retaining original fire gilt sconce sockets.
- circa 1720
- Giltwood, glass
Good. Original beveled plate resilvered at some point.
Height 48 inches
Width 30 inches
Depth 3 inches