Lot 45
  • 45

A George III carved giltwood mirror, circa 1760, in the manner of Thomas Chippendale

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • giltwood and mirrored glass
  • 150cm. high, 104cm. wide; 4ft. 11in., 3ft. 5in.

Catalogue Note

The present mirror is designed in the English rococo style as evinced by the strongly carved foliate tendrils, prevalent in furniture designs up to the end of 1760s. The form suggests the influence of such makers as Thomas Chippendale, who in his Director (pl. CLXXII) published a design which relates to the present lot.
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