A George I giltwood mirror.
Date: 2017-03-24 17:59:19
Period: George I Period c. 1714-1727
Height: 49" (124.5cm) / Width: 24" (61cm) /
Height: 49" (124.5cm)
Width: 24" (61cm)
A George I carved and gilded mirror; the mercury mirror plate set within a frame beautifully carved with scrolling strapwork on a punched ground; the cresting centred by a female mask crowned by Prince of Wales's feathers and flanked by scallop shells; the apron centred by a larger scallop shell surrounded by scrolling acanthus leaves and with later candle arms.