pair of small late c18th neoclassical design pier mirrors in the manner of robert adam

Pair of small late C18th Neo-classical design pier mirrors in the manner of Robert Adam .


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ML 1706


Pair of small late C18th Neo-classical design pier mirrors in the manner of Robert Adam .
Well carved pair of small-scale pier mirrors with applied gesso decoration and 'stone' paint finish . The sides with garlanded male caryatid torso figures with raised arms supporting a classical break-front architectural cornice or pediment ,with central floriate swagged decoration . The top corners and returns with classically-inspired circular carved sun-flower motifs .
The friezes with carved guilloche panels below ovolo or 'egg-and-dart' moulding .
The tapering term caryatid uprights terminating in a block with classical ramshead motifs.
The bases with stepped break-front outline and carved detail decoration.
The 'stone' painted finish having been skilfully and sympathetically refreshed at some point in the last 50 years , though of good age.
The original panelled backs enclosing old silvered mirror plates , possibly old replacements.
H 34.5"
W 15.5"
D 3"
England c.1770
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 1706


Height = 88 cm (35")
Width = 39 cm (16")
Depth = 8 cm (3")

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