George II Chippendale fine Rococo carved and gilt wood oval mirror with elaborate applied relief at top and base, top with large central cartouche with two putti, single bird and nest, swags and leaf tendrels, base applied molding of swags with large floral and leaf decoration. Oval frame with inner bead molding, incised floral spray decoration on curved frame, beveled glass and molded outer rim. 56" H x 35" W x 12 1/2" D. English, late 18th century. Provenance: Consignor inherited from grandparents who lived in New Orleans in 1930 and '40s. CONDITION: Surface grime. One wing missing from bird. Hands missing from one putti. Other scattered losses to applied decoration and outer molding.
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