7 June 2007
A GEORGE I GILTWOOD MIRROR
POSSIBLY IRISH, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The shaped rectangular bevelled plate within a frame carved with pierced rockwork, foliate scrolls and flowerheads, the cresting with foliate-clasped pierced rockwork, on a dotted trellis-background, the apron conformingly-decorated and flanked by floret-inset oval medallions, the reverse with fragmentary depositary label, originally with candle-branches, regilt, with traces of earlier gilding, previously reduced in size and now returned to its original size with a 19th century plate
29½ x 59¾ in. (75 x 152 cm.)
Purchased from J.H. Gillingham, London, circa 1942.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 7 July 1994, lot 158.
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