probably British, 1750-1780, elaborately shaped pierced crest, gilt floral embellishments, rectangular mirror plate, scrolled ears, base, 41 x 20-1/2 in.Note:
This mirror sold at Christie's, New York, in 2003 for $3,107.
Literature: Rodriguez Roque, Oswaldo. American Furniture at Chipstone, pp. 248-249. Madison, Wis: Univ. of Wisconsin P., 1984., Provenance: Israel Sack, Inc., New York; Chipstone Foundation, acquisition 1948.2 or 1948.3; Christie's, New York, June 2003; Property from an Important South Carolina Estate
cracks and repairs, gilt loss, retouch at crest (later braces at back), lacking part of top ornament, losses at two scrolled ears, some distress to mirror plate