Regency Period Chinese Chippendale Mirror With Original Convex Glass.
A fine Regency convex “Butler” mirror with original mirror glass and ebony slip. Bright and vibrant gilt gesso frame as shown, restored professionally using gold leaf. Of large proportions, this stunning statement piece came from a wonderfully furnished Kensington home and was possibly produced by eminent mirror maker Thomas Fentham & Co of The Strand, London.
Butler mirror as ones table staff, principally the Butler could keep an eye on the table in the reflection and thus save intimidating ones guests by staring directly at them.
|Dimensions||3.9 × 26.8 × 26.8 in|