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A Good Pair of Looking Glasses In the manner of Thomas Chippendale

H: 48 in / 122 cm  |  W: 26 in / 66 cm

Description

A Good Pair of Looking Glasses
In the manner of Thomas Chippendale

The oval mercury glass plates housed within ornate rococo carved and pierced gilt wood frames, composed of 'C' scrolls, flowering branchwork, and stylised acanthus leaves.
English, Circa 1880

Literature

The design for these mirrors is derived from the original drawing by Thomas Chippendale in his The Gentleman & Cabinetmaker's Director of 1762 (3rd ed.), on Plate CLXVIII, as "Oval Glass Frames."

REF No. 9612

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