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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

Literature: Research being at present undertaken

Medium: Carved Wood Paint

Condition: Excellent Original State with modest refreshing of application

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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