24 - 25 January 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A WILLIAM IV IRISH GILTWOOD CONVEX MIRROR
BY JACKSON, DUBLIN, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
With a ball encrusted frame, losses, the reverse with a printed paper label 'Jackson, Essex Bridge, Dublin', previously with a cresting
36 in. (90 cm.) diam.
This sphere-wreathed mirror, with room-reflecting convex glass in the fashion popularised around 1800 by the architect Sir John Soane, bears the label of the Dublin carver and gilder Richard Jackson (fl.1786-1827), owner of the Looking Glass Warehouse in Essex Bridge (The Knight of Glin, Dublin Directories and Trade Labels, Furniture History, 1985, p.267).
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