A George II Mahogany and Parcel-Gilt Mirror

CIRCA 1740

Height: 52" Width: 24.5"

Inventory Number 8276-368





Probably Irish for the American market. The rectangular plate set within a conforming surround surmounted by an unusual pierced scrollwork swan's neck pediment carved with foliate decoration and centered by a floral festooned basket; the sides hung with floral and fruit garlands and mounted with later candlearms; the shaped apron carved with pierced scrollwork.


Mirrors of similar form identified as possibly American and/or Irish:
G. Child, World Mirrors 1650-1900, 1990, p. 109, fig. 118.
F. L. Hinkley, Queen Anne & Georgian Looking Glasses, 1987, pp. 158-159, figs. 177-180

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