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William Kent Georgian Period White Painted Mirror - Looking Glass

WILLIAM KENT

England, c. 1740

Dimensions
Height  63 inch (160.02 cm)
Width  34 inch (86.36 cm)

A fine example of an English Kentian Period Looking Glass / Mirror in Superbly Carved Wood unusually retaining the original white decoration .
Note : The Superbly and Realistic Carved " Lions Face " to the Bottom of the Frame .
Generally in the 18th Century , Looking Glasses were Gilded to add glamour to otherwise dimly lit rooms - this fine example of paintwork was likely to have been an integral part of the room paintwork decorations .

Provenance
Private Collection

Exhibitions
LAPADA Berkeley Sq London
Harris Lindsay Jermyn St London

Medium: Carved Wood Paint

Condition: Excellent

Ref No. 5333

£POA

A fine example of an English Kentian Period Looking Glass / Mirror in Superbly Carved Wood unusually retaining the original white decoration .
Note : The Superbly and Realistic Carved " Lions Face " to the Bottom of the Frame .
Generally in the 18th Century , Looking Glasses were Gilded to add glamour to otherwise dimly lit rooms - this fine example of paintwork was likely to have been an integral part of the room paintwork decorations .

A fine example of an English Kentian Period Looking Glass / Mirror in Superbly Carved Wood unusually retaining the original white decoration .
Note : The Superbly and Realistic Carved " Lions Face " to the Bottom of the Frame .
Generally in the 18th Century , Looking Glasses were Gilded to add glamour to otherwise dimly lit rooms - this fine example of paintwork was likely to have been an integral part of the room paintwork decorations .

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