A Thomas Johnson style mirror - Antique finish. This George II style giltwood pier mirror is after a design by Thomas Johnson. Hand carved in mahogany, the mirror has been gilded in an antique finish with a distressed finish to the gold dutch metal leaf to expose the red gesso foundation beneath.
The original, Circa 1840 commanded an estimate of $70,000 to $80,000 in April 2008.
Thomas Johnson was a notable British carver, designer and gilder who was born in London. He fully embraced the rococo style, his designs were more elaborate than his contemporaries.
The mirror surround comprises a medley of C-scrolls, flowering branchwork, acanthus leaves, animals and figures.
Whether displayed in a grand living room or an elegant hallway, this stunning Thomas Johnson Style Mirror - Antique Finish promises to be a captivating centrepiece.
Width: 54¾ inches | Height: 77¾ inches
Width: 139.5 cm | Height: 198 cm
Item code: MR020AG
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