Pair of NeoClassical Painted Pier-Glasses or Mirrors, English or Dutch


the rectangular plates with laurel-draped vase crestings and flanked by chains of husks, the aprons also with laurel swags, painted in grey/white on a blue-green ground

Height 168 cm (66 inches)
Width 71cm (28 inches)
late 18th century

John Linnell produced a whole series of drawings in. the late 1760s, some here illustrated,  for pier-glasses with central urns to the crestings, usually festooned with laurel or husk swags, and these drawings may have provided inspiration for the present mirrors

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