Exceptional Early 18th Century Swedish Pier MirrorBy Gustav Precht, read more.
Our antiques are unique.
Please enquire for availability.
Order a Swatch
About this piece
Sweden, circa 1720. Probably by Gustav Precht (1698 - 1763)
The frame of crimson glass with gilt-lead & giltwood mounts retaining the original rectangular plate, the shaped upper plate almost certainly replaced. The gilt mounts possibly replaced.
The use of shaped border-glass to outline the main mirror plates and gilt-lead mounts are prominent characteristics of this maker while the distinctive flower-filled baskets are a particular feature of Gustav Precht, whose work is often difficult to tell apart from his father Burchard Precht.
Private Collection, Mexico
Sotheby's New York, 2009
Private Collection, Paris
A mirror bearing the identical cresting and seated putti was sold at Sotheby's in Paris from the collection of M. Ghislain Prouvost.
H 130cm x W 64.5cm
H 51¼" x W 25½"
Delivery & ReturnsClick here to read more
You have selected to display product prices in a currency other than GBP, please note that these are based on the latest exchange rate available to us. Payment will be taken in GBP* and the final amount paid in your local currency maybe higher or lower than indicated here.
*we can accept payments in your local currency if you contact us on +44 (0) 20 7730 7050, additional bank charges may apply.