Chippendale Mirror

Chippendale Mirror
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Chippendale Mirror

Chippendale Mirror with Carved Phoenix, English,  ca. 1770-1790, label on verso reads George Kemp & Sons, London.  Pine with mahogany veneer, parcel gilt and gesso. A classic design for a fully developed Chippendale mirror with a scrolled arch pediment surmounted by a carved eagle on a plinth above the original glass plate, and applied foliage carving above a shaped drop panel. Absent a label, it can be difficult to distinguish  American mirrors from their English counterparts without wood analysis. Fine condition, minor repairs, restoration to gilt rosettes.

Dimensions: 
53 3/4"h x 25 1/4"w
Item ID: F-C/E-M 102