A WILLIAM AND MARY KINGWOOD AND SEAWEED MARQUETRY CUSHION FRAMED WALL MIRROR

£2,000 - £3,000 | £7500

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Description

A WILLIAM AND MARY KINGWOOD AND SEAWEED MARQUETRY CUSHION FRAMED WALL MIRROR

IN THE MANNER OF GERRIT JENSEN, LATE 17TH / EARLY 18TH CENTURY

the rectangular bevelled plate within a leaf border and panels of finely inlaid seaweed marquetry, with a conforming outer border and a moulded edge

100.6 x 78.8cm

Provenance

Acquired by the present owner from Richard Courtney Ltd, 112-114 Fulham Road, London, 26th July 1983.

A Private Collection, London.

Catalogue Note

This mirror is veneered partially in kingwood. In the late 17th / early 18th century kingwood was known as 'princeswood' and was highly prized.