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English Carved and Gilded Palladian Mirror

Regular price $32,500.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $32,500.00 USD

A fine carved and gilded English Palladian looking glass with a straight broken carved and molded pediment centered by a cartouche, the frieze with carved gesso floral motifs over a carved and molded frame with carved gesso floral motifs, the base shaped with similar motifs, the glass is period and likely original but re-silvered. The gilding is of a later date. Circa 1740 Ht. 62" Width 34"

Architectural "pier" mirrors were designed to reflect the classical taste that emerged in the United Kingdom from 1720-50, popularized by William Kent whose work at Houghton Hall in Norfolk and Chiswick House in London for Robert Walpole helped to establish the Palladian style. 

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Clinton Howell Antiques

Clinton Howell Antiques is a New York City-based antique dealer in very fine English antique furniture and decorative objects, serving a world-wide clientele of collectors, designers and museums alike.

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