4 July 2002
A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD MIRRORS
Each with oval plate in a beaded frame surrounded by border plates and paterae in a stiff-leaf moulded frame, surmounted by ribbon-tied acanthus branches, the lower edge centred by scrolls of acanthus draped with husks, centred by a patera, regilt, replacements to peripheral carving
52½ x 29 in. (133.5 x 73.5 cm.) (2)
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One plate has been replaced.
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