The carved outer frame with sweeping 'C' scrolls and relief decoration is finely carved and sits around the original gold leaf highlights of the carved frame. The frame has of a lot of the original water gilding as well and an old later replaced rectangular plate. This is set in a carved pierced rockwork frame with rosettes headed by a cartouche with 'C' scrolls. The apron is also set with carved 'C' scrolls and rockwork, all with carved foliage and intertwined branches of flowers and leaves.
For a related mirror see 'English Looking Glasses - A study of the Glass', Frames and Makers (1670-1820) by Geoffrey Willis (published 1965) p. 90.
A related mirror was in the collection of Hugo Charles Meynell Ingram (1784-1869). Hoar Cross, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire who inherited Temple Newsham, Leeds, Yorkshire. This mirror shows a carved giltwood hound entered in the 'C' scrolls of the apron. A similar Chippendale mirror is now part of the National Trust collection, NT 509696 (inventory no.) Benthall Hall, Shropshire, (Accredited Museum) Midlands, England.