A George II Parcel Gilt and Burr Walnut Mirror

english , circa 1730

A magnificent and very rare George II parcel gilt and burr walnut architectural pier mirror. The rectangular bevelled plate within a moulded burr walnut frame, the inner edge decorated with gilt gesso strap work decoration, the gilded cornice with broken pediment, cartouche, and egg and dart moulding, the sides with gilded highlights. An unusual tall form, with wonderful burr walnut walnut veneers of exceptional colour and detailing, and a lovely moulded shaped lower edge.



Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., New Bond Street, London
Private Collection, UK

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Height: 64.57 in (164 cm)
Width: 28.74 in (73 cm)
164 x 73 cm (64⁵/₈ x 28³/₄ inches)
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