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Chippendale Parcel-Gilt Mirror

Chippendale Parcel-Gilt Mirror


Probably English or American, ca. 1765-1780
Mahogany veneer, carved gilt-wood and gesso, mirror plate
Fine original condition, minor imperfections, minimal restoration to the original gilt
Provenance: Purchased at Skinner Auctions, Marlborough, MA; Private Collection
A well-developed example of a Chippendale mirror with a scrolled pediment surmounted by a spread-wing, carved gilt-wood eagle above a looking glass flanked by carved gilt-wood leaf and bud motifs with a shaped drop panel.

Dimensions: 47 ½”h x 21 ½”w

Item ID: (furthest points) F-M 118

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