A Pair of George II carved gilt-wood Pier Glasses in the manner of Matthias Lock. This pair of mirrors encapsulates the highly imaginative fancfuly design of the french picturesque that prevailed in the mid-18th century with the nautlistic plam wraped pallister frames, intwined floral swaggs with icicles and crowned with musical monkeys.
English, Circa 1750
Width: 39 inches (99cm)
Height 96 inches (244cm)
(A similar pair of mirrors attributed to Matthias Lock were sold in Sotheby's Important English furniture sale, London 30 June 2004 lot no 94.)