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c18th george ii period walnut and carved 'parcel' gilt framed mirror of palladian design
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SA446724

C18TH GEORGE II PERIOD WALNUT AND CARVED 'PARCEL' GILT FRAMED MIRROR OF PALLADIAN DESIGN .

Price
£3,750 | $4,743 USD | €4,491 EUR
Item Number: SA446724
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: in stock
Seller: M Lees and Sons
Seller on Sellingantiques since: 26 February 2013

Description:
C18th George II period walnut and carved 'parcel' gilt framed mirror of Palliadian design .
Good large scale mid-C18th walnut framed mirror of bold architectural design influenced by the works of the Italian Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) , one of the most influential figures in Western architecture . Revered in Britain by C18th architects and designers ,such as William Kent , who adopted his principles , the Palladian style of architecture drew heavily on its composition from the classical architecture and design of the ancient Roman and Greek Empires.
Bold scroll pediment surmount following the lines of a Roman triumphal arch , with large central carved giltwood cartouche , carved rosette and leaf motifs to the terminals. Incised gilt-wood surround to the edges and to the original aged grey silvered mirror plate . The pediment divided from the plate with a bold 'egg and dart' carved gilt-wood mould.
The sides with carved gilt-wood leaf and berry ornamentation . The upper  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 142 cm (56")
Width = 79 cm (31")
Depth = 7 cm (3")

About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the Georgian period (1714 - 1837). At the time that this antique was being crafted, the first four Hanoverian kings of England: George I, George II, George III and George IV were successive Kings of England.

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.

Dimensions

Height = 142 cm (56")
Width = 79 cm (31")
Depth = 7 cm (3")

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M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
Worcester
WR1 2NB
United Kingdom
Tel: 07860 826218 or 01905 26620
Int'l Tel: +44 7860 826218 or +44 1905 26620
www.leesantiquesworcester.com