Pair of George III Giltwood Mirrors
Third quarter of the 18th century
Each oval mirror plate within a frame carved with ribbon-tied entwined gnarled leafy branches. Height 38 1/2 inches (97.2 cm), width 20 inches (50.8 cm).
Many leading London furniture makers and designers, including Thomas Chippendale, Thomas Johnson, John Linnell, Robert Adam and Mayhew and Ince published designs for similar forms of mirror frames.
cf. a similar pair from M. Harris & Sons, London, sold Sotheby's house sale, The Collection of Patricia Kluge, June 8-9, 1020, lot 486.
Sold, Sotheby's, New York, April 27-28, 1979, lot 188.
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Please note that this pair of mirrors was sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April 27-28, 1979, lot 188
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