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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR, the shaped rectangular divided plate within an elaborately carved pierced frame with rockwork and C-scrolls and cabochon divide, the pierced cresting with bold acanthus-spray above a stylised scallop-shell and fruiting garlands, pomegranates and other flowers above a pierced apron with pearl-enriched acanthus-scrolls, a central cabochon and further acanthus-spray, re-gilt, restorations, re-backed, the later fixtures stamped 058 1½

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A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR, the shaped rectangular divided plate within an elaborately carved pierced frame with rockwork and C-scrolls and cabochon divide, the pierced cresting with bold acanthus-spray above a stylised scallop-shell and fruiting garlands, pomegranates and other flowers above a pierced apron with pearl-enriched acanthus-scrolls, a central cabochon and further acanthus-spray, re-gilt, restorations, re-backed, the later fixtures stamped 058 1½
94¾ x 46½in. (240.5 x 118cm.)

Lot Essay

Its serpentined frame with flower-festooned acanthus-scrolls and watery-embossed crest centred by a fretted scallop-shell, in the French 'picturesque' style, relates to patterns published by the carver Matthias Lock in his Six Sconces, 1744
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