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281. Pair Gilt Mirrors Irish Robert Strahan 19th Ct
Superb Pair of Giltwood & Plaster Hanging Mirrored Wall Brackets. The mirrored back with twin shelves above a cartouche and ribbon ending with an acanthus leaf apron.
First half of the Nineteenth Century.
Condition: Superb condition with no losses, these mirrors have been lightly restored.
Each with paper labels Robert Strahan & Co. 24 & 25 Henry Street and 5 Leinster Street, Dublin.
Height: (entire as shown) 38" (96.5cm). Width: (at widest) 18.5" (47cm).
The Dublin cabinet maker Robert Strahan was at 10-11 Chancery Lane from 1811-54 at 24/25 Henry Street from 1845-67 and at 135 St Stephens Green Dublin from 1869-1969. The company exhibited walnut, marquetry and gilded furniture at the Dublin Great Industrial Exhibition of 1853, See more D.FitzGerald, Dublin Directories and Trade Labels, Furniture History, 1985, pages 271-272.
Stunning Pair of Mirrored Wall Brackets in superb ready to hang condition.