Giltwood and silvered glass
2440 x 1880 mmOrder this image
Hinton Ampner, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
A George III pier-glass from a design by Robert Adam, the central rectangular plate flanked by wide mirrored borders below a demi-circular mirror-bordered plate, the giltwood frame carved with overlapping money-pattern, chanelling, egg-and-tongue, pendant harebells and rosettes, the demi-lune upper section filled with radiating husks alternating with shells and scrolling foliage, supported by four caryatids holding wheatear garlands centred by twin rams heads.
Derby House. A pair to one now at Basildon Park.