Lot 9
  • 9

A pair of George I carved giltwood and gesso pier glasses circa 1720, attributed to Moore and Gumley

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200,000 - 300,000 GBP
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Description

  • giltwood
  • 242cm. high, 90cm. wide; 7ft. 11¼in., 2ft. 11½in.
each mirror surmounted by the Macclesfield crest flanked by pierced foliate scroll carving, the triple panelled bevelled plates within panelled and bevelled mirrored margins, the elongated shaped rectangular frames with paterae-filled strapwork borders and printed paper margin plate dividers

Provenance

Commissioned by Thomas Parker, Baron Macclesfield before his elevation to 1st Earl of Macclesfield in 1721, (see fig.1);
Thence by descent

Catalogue Note

(For footnote, see lot 10)
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