AN IRISH GEORGE II GILT-WOOD PIER GLASS

main image
main image
Click to View Full Image(s): Main Image Full Size Image

A rare Irish George II carved giltwood pier glass, the architectural top with carved egg and 

    dart and acanthus mouldings, above a carved central panel of flowing acanthus, flanked by

    apposing carved headeds, to a rectangular plate with a Greek key border, above a central 

    scalop shell with acanthus carving.  Probably by John Booker senior

 

 

     Irish, circa 1740

 

     Height: 177 cm

 

     Width: 84 cm

 

 

 

  

    footnote,  The patten for this pier glass relates to a drawing by William Jones, the gentleman

 

     and builders companion 1739.

 

€38000.00