A George III carved giltwood and cream painted overmantel mirror/girandoleattributed to Gillows
Lot 114
A George III carved giltwood and cream painted overmantel mirror/girandoleattributed to Gillows
Sold for £43,250 (US$ 70,938) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George III carved giltwood and cream painted overmantel mirror/girandole
attributed to Gillows
The rectangular divided triple plate surmounted by a torch, quiver and laurel wreath carved tablet, on a guilloche and flowerhead carved frieze flanked by laurel, berry and clustered arrow carved side supports, with doric pilasters and issuing twin scrolling candlearms with brass later sconces, 158cm high, 148cm wide, (62" high, 58cm wide).

Footnotes

  • Purchased: Jeremy Ltd, 255 King's Road, Chelsea, London, SW3, 11th November 1976 for £3,500.

    The candlearms of this mirror are almost identical to a design for a girandole and a chimney glass both of c1790 and illustrated in L.Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs 1760-1800, plates 215 & 216.
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