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

C18th George II period walnut and carved 'parcel' gilt framed mirror of Palladian design .

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: M Lees and Sons


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 more description


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


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

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was M Lees and Sons.

M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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