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William Kent: A George II Giltwood Mirror
England, circa 1735

An exceptional George II giltwood mirror in the manner of William Kent. The outstanding carved giltwood frame centred to the top with a female mask surmounted by a magnificent plume of feathers and scrolling acanthus leaves to the sides, the rectangular mirror plate bordered with carved bulrushes to the sides with wonderful shell motif to the base.

Height 122.00cm (48.03 inches)
Width 85.00cm (33.46 inches)


Literature

Illustrated in C. Edwards, British Furniture 1600-2000, London 2005, p. 65.

Reference - M06.53