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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR
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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR

CIRCA 1755, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS JOHNSON

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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR
CIRCA 1755, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS JOHNSON
The oval plate within a rockwork-moulded frame flanked by naturalistic trees issuing from ruins, surmounted by a pierced acanthus scroll cresting and with pierced C-scroll and trellis apron, re-gilt, the plate probably replaced
58 7/8 x 35 3/8 in. (149.5 x 90 cm.)
Provenance
Acquired from Mallett, London.
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Lot Essay

The present mirror, with its oval plate surrounded by naturalistically modelled ornament and conceived in the George II picturesque fashion, recalls the work of pier-glass maker Thomas Johnson, whose Collection of Designs for mirrors was published in 1758.

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