bird mirror no.1
A unique mirror in a horizontal triptych format. It is the first in a series of six designs which will all feature original Georgian bird prints. Each mirror in the series will have a different design. Here the two side panels each feature four of the hand coloured prints, which all date from 1802, plus four painted glass panels. This singular mirror therefore offers a juxtaposition of the nineteenth century with contemporary minimalism.
The mirror frame is constructed in oak, this contrasts with the six hand painted stripes running at vertical intervals across the mirror. The oak wood has been hand stained a deep reddish brown, then sealed, waxed and polished. Each bird print has been glazed with Conservation glass with a UV protection factor of 99%. In addition to this each of the bird frames was also fitted with black conservation grade cardboard spacers in order to prevent the glass from touching the surface of the prints.
The paint used throughout the mirror is by Farrow & Ball. The stripes are painted in
Stiffkey Blue, Breakfast Room Green, Indian Yellow, Inchyra Blue, Eating Room Red
. The glass panels are;
Charlotte’s Locks, Pelt, Calke Green
Drawing Room Blue
. This mirror is backed with 3mm MDF and is fitted with sturdy strap hangers ready to hang. The mirror is stamped, signed and dated on the reverse. This mirror is available exclusively from IAP Fine Art, Monmouth and London. Please use the email button for further information.
Size: 435 x 1130 x 18 mm
Weight: 6 kg
Mirror panel: 415 x 475mm
Not suitable for areas with high condensation
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