A large George III style giltwood salon mirror, 19th century, the oval plate within an ornate pierced and carved acanthus leaf and classical motif surround. Height 146 cm. Width 96 cm
George III. George III (1738 - 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820.
acanthus. A stylized leaf motif, one of the primary decorative elements of classical Greek and Roman architecture. Used as a decorative element in English, European and Australian furniture, particularly on the curve of a leg, and as decoration for a corbel.
pierced decoration. Ornamental woodwork with part of the background cut through and removed to produce an open-work pattern.
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