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ENGLAND, 1685/90

In oyster verneers of olive wood, with ovolo moulding and crossbanding. Retaining original bevel glass mirror plate.

In ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture: Volume Two’, Ralph Edwards illustrates a mirror in an ovolo-moulded frame, verneered with oyster pieces of walnut, dated circa 1685 (p.315, figure 12 – see image below). This mirror is in the collection of Streatham Castle, County Durham.


Ralph Edwards, ‘The Dictionary of English Furniture: Volume Two’ (Antique Collectors’ Club, 1983)


Width: 20 inches (51 cm); Height: 24 inches (61 cm); Depth: 2 inches (5 cm)

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