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Title  Antique Empire Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass circa 1820

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with arched pediment top oval cartouche and ormolu mount. Original patina to frame and with original silvered glass- a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive to produce than the wooden frame that held them.

The architectural top above an oval shaped insert with egg and dart carved frame in flame mahogany. 

A neoclassical medusa mask in bronze ormolu mounted within the oval insert.

The mirror panel is flanked by turned and carved empire pilaster columns.

Original silvered mirror glass is a value point .

A sgaped front panel below the glass with curved stepped moulding completes the mirror frame.

Good original polished condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian Empire circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Width 54 cm

Heigth 125 cm

Depth 7 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1350

 


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Title  Tall Antique Scandinavian Chippendale mirror with rare original mirror glass circa 1845

 

Description

Carved Chippendale style mahogany mirror with architectural pediment top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered glass - a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive to produce than the wooden frame that held them.

The architectural moulded top above a flame mahogany panel. This panel is flanked by canted corner mouldings that lead to barley twist columns.

A gorgeous carved Chippendale embelishment with shaped moulding above the mirror glass.

 

Original silvered mirror glass is a value point .

a fielded panel below the glass with protruding moulding gives a stepped finish completes the mirror frame.

Good original polished condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian circa 1845

 

Overall Dimensions

Width 76 cm

Heigth 147 cm

Depth 12 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 985

 


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Title  Large English 18th century style Georgian oval mirror in ornate frame with carved gilt acanthus carvings

 

Description

English Georgian style oval mirror in carved gilt frame with ornate acanthus carved details.

Large oval shape antique mirror glass  such as these are highly sought after in the design trade for their original mirror glass reflections being a value point.

Unlike modern aluminium backed mirrors that reflect with a cool colour this genuine antique mirror glass still retains its original silvered backing giving a warm coloured reflection. 

In the neoclassical Chippendale  and French Louis XVI style

 

English circa 1900 in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 96cm

Width 70 cm

Depth 5 cm  




Price  AUD $ 375

 


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Title  Sheraton Dressing mirror or oval shaped table looking glass

Dimensions

Width 60 cm

Height 56cm

Depth 21cm



Description

Antique English Sheraton style mirror with adjustable angle and ornate brass fittings. The mirror pivots between fienly turned suppors and shaped braket feet, angling the mirror away from the viewer.

Good quality workmanship with cross banded and inlaid Georgian design details.

Prefect for the dressing table , boudoir or sideboard

 

English  circa 1900


Price  AUD $595

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Title  Tall French early 19th century Louis XVI mirror in gilded carved frame with ornate ribbon scroll top

 

Description

Tall French early 19th century Louis XVI mirror in gilded carved frame with ornate ribbon scroll top.

In very good condition with water gilt highlights. This mirror has its original heavy crystal mirror glass... a value point.

 

Imagine the stories this mirror could tell....having reflected more that 100 years of history!

French circa 1840 in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 153cm

Width 62 cm

Depth 7cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1695

 


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Title  Tall French Louis XVI mirror in gilded reeded carved frame with ornate scroll corners early 20th century

 

Description

Tall French Louis XVI mirror in gilded reeded carved frame with ornate scroll corners early 20th century.

 

In very good condition with gold leaf gilt finish. This mirror has its original crystal mirror glass... a value point,  yet the frame is only an amazing 3 cm deep.

Can be used upright ( portrait style) or across ( landscape style).

 

Imagine the stories this mirror could tell....having reflected more that 100 years of history!

French circa 1900 in the Art nouveau Deco manner

 

Dimensions

 

Height 103cm

Width 51 cm

Depth 3cm

 




Price  AUD $ 395

 


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Title  Antique English 19th century Georgian Chippendale mirror in mahogany with pillow cushion molded frame

 

Description

Antique English 19th century Georgian Chippendale mirror in mahogany with pillow cushion molded frame.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 100 years of history!

Original glass mirror plate in very good condition. ( temporarily sprayed with frosting for photographic purposes).

 

English 19th century in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 81cm

Width 45 cm

Depth 3 cm

Mirror plate dimensions: H50cm x W40cm

 




Price  AUD $ 450

 


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Title  Tall French Empire trumeau mirror 1830 in gilded carved frame with ornate wreath and ribbon scroll crown

 

Description

Tall French early 19th century Empire trumeau mirror in gilded carved frame with ornate ribbon scroll crown. A carved gilt swag raised in the trumeau panel above the original mirror glass.

In good condition with gilt finish, this mirror has its original heavy bevel edged crystal mirror glass- a value point.

 

Imagine the stories this mirror could tell....having reflected more that 100 years of history!

French Empire circa 1830

 

Dimensions

 

Height 115cm

Width 43 cm

Depth 3cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1450

 


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Title  English 18th century style Georgian convex mirror in ornate frame with carved gilt details

 

Description

English Georgian style convex mirror in carved gilt frame with ornate details.

Large oval shape convex mirror glass  such as these were usually referred to as butlers mirrors in the neoclassical Chippendale and Adams manner .

 

English 20th century in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 70cm

Width 60 cm

Depth 7 cm  




Price  AUD $ 695

 


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Title  Vintage French round Louis XVI mirror in round gilded carved frame with ornate ribbon scroll top

 

Description

Vintage French round Louis XVI mirror in round gilded carved frame with ornate ribbon scroll top .

 

In very good condition with parcel gilt highlights. This mirror has its original heavy bevel edgedl mirror glass- a value point.

 

Imagine the stories this mirror could tell....having reflected more that 100 years of history!

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 80cm

Width 73 cm

Depth 7cm

 




Price  AUD $ 485

 


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Title  Circular carved wood gilded Empire mirror with lauren leaf design early 20th century

 

Description

Circular carved wood gilded Empire mirror with lauren leaf design early 20th century.

In very good condition with gilt and patinated highlights. This mirror has its original bevel edged crystal mirror glass- a value point.

 

 

European circa 1940 in the 1820's Regency manner.

 

Dimensions

 

Height 61cm

Width 61 cm

Depth 5cm

 




Price  AUD $ 595

 


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Title  Large antique neoclassical mirror carved parcel gilt walnut frame with swags and urn top

 

Description

Large antique neoclassical mirror carved parcel gilt walnut frame with swags and urn top.

Carved wood frame in solid walnut and with gilt inner border. Adorned with an ornate carved gesso crown with  central urn swags and acanthus scrolls in the French Louis XVI manner.

A very nice composition of design in the neoclassical style , would suit French, Italian or even late Georgian Adams style interiors.

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 118 cm

Width 60 cm

Depth 3 cm

 

Mid 20th century in the late 18th century manner, posibly Italian

Price  AUD $ 1375

 


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Title  Antique pier mirror Empire style with original mirror glass  Biedermeier marquetry inlay 1820

Description

Original Empire wall mirror in flame mahogany rosewood and satinwood circa 1820. Well designed with architectural scroll pediment, turned pattaera and mouldings. The flame mahogany suface inlaid with satinwood marquetry stringing.

 

A central cartouche with flame mahogany and fielded panel surrounded by satinwood contrasting string inlay.

The original mirror glass  is a value point.

 

Northern European 1820  in the Empire and neoclassic Biedermeier manner of the period and with original finish. Minor shrinkages across subframe timbers show original patina.

Dimensions

 

Height 127cm

Width 53 cm

Depth 5 cm




Price AUD $1820

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Title  Gold leaf antique glass convex mirror in gilt turned frame Regency style 20th century

 

Description

Very ornate round gold leaf gilded carved frame with glass convex mirror in the Regency manner.

 

Well carved frame with gilded eagle surmount and acanthus scroll work to top and bottom . The gold leafed frame of good size much sought after by designers for the ultimate interior accent piece.

 In the early 1800's Regency period mirror glass had to be hand blown and molded to a perfect shape to reflect with silvered mercury glass.  In the Regency Georgian period this glass mirror was usually more expensive than the frame it was mounted in.

Minor scratches to mirror frame and glass.

The back of the mirror bears a stamp from an art gilder and frame maker in Belgium.

 

Dimensions

 

Heigth 69 cm

Width 42 cm

Depth 9 cm

 

Weight 1.6kg

 

Belgium 20th century in the manner of 1810 English examples.


Price  AUD $ 945

 


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Title  Rare original Empire wall mirror in flame mahogany rosewood and ormolu circa 1820

 



Description

Original Empire wall mirror in flame mahogany rosewood and ormolu circa 1820. Well designed with architectural pediment, applied mouldings, ebony marquetry and satinwood stringing.

A central cartouche with applied acorn leaf and twin acorns below, emblematic of Nordic god Thor .

The original mirror glass with four ebony squares with applied medallions.

 

Northern European 1820 with Original patina and finish

Dimensions

 

Height 101cm

Width 37 cm

Depth 3 cm

 


Price  AUD $1450

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Title  An impressive German Empire mirror with carved details inspired by K F Schinkel


Description

Antique Empire flame mahogany pier mirror with well shaped tall frame and surmounted by a flame mahogany panel flanked with well carved relief columns and ornate details in the style of Berlin's most noted architect Karl Friedrich SCHINKEL

These pier mirrors were usually hung between windows to help reflect the daylight into an elegant Empire interior.

Original french polish finish and glass.


Berlin, Germany Circa: 1830


Dimensions

Height 150 cm

Width 62 cm

depth 6 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $1750

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Title  Carved wood baroque 18th century mirror with superb original gilding

 

 

Description

Carved wood baroque 18th century mirror with superb original water gilding and gold leaf.

The shell carved arch top with acanthus scroll finials. moulded carved frame with rococo carved scroll legs or base.

The mirror plate and backing have been replaced in the early 1900's but it is good to see the undisturbed gilt finish on the frame revealing the burnished red bolle below the gilding.

A perfect antique frame to use as a portrait frame or for your favourite photo . Comes complete with mirror glass and handing wire back . .

 


French or Italian 1780's

 

Dimensions

 

Height 33 cm

Width 24cm

Depth  3cm

Weight 0.7 kg


Price  AUD $695

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Title  Antique Empire moustache top Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass and ormolu circa 1825

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with tranditional carved moustache shaped top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered mirror glass- a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive than the wooden frame that held them.

The shaped top with bronze urn finials flanking the shaped top.  A double framed mirror in mahogany  and with flanking by carved empire corbells with gilt ormolu ornate mounts below. A stepped curved frame to the base finishes this gorgeous mirror well.

 

Original silvered mirror glass.

Good original condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian or French circa 1825

 

Dimensions

Width 43 cm

Heigth 100 cm

Depth 8 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1295

 


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Title  Antique Empire Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass circa 1815-1820

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with arched pediment top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered glass, a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive to produce than the wooden frame that held them.

The architectural top above a shield shaped inserted frame in flame mahogany. This panel is flanked by turned and carved empire pilaster columns.

Original silvered mirror glass is a value point .

a fielded panel below the glass with curved stepped insert completes the mirror frame.

Good original polished condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Swedish or French circa 1815

 

Dimensions

Width 50 cm

Heigth 112 cm

Depth 6 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 1150

 


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Title  Antique Empire moustache top Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass gilded ormolu mounts

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with tranditional moustache top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered glass - a value point as mirror glass manufacture was usually more expensive than the wooden frame that held them.

The carved ornate shaped top over Roman shield inserto top with gilt ormolu mounts flanked by ormolu mounts.

The cushion moulded frame that holds the  original mirror

with original silvered mirror glass with curved stepped base moulding mounted with gilt lions head bronze mounts. Below this is a fielded flame mahogany panel with gilt bronze mounts of superb  quality.

Good original condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian or French circa 1825

 

Dimensions

Width 63 cm

Heigth 139 cm

Depth 7 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 2750

 


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Title  Antique Empire moustache top Biedermeier mirror with rare original mirror glass circa 1825

 

Description

Empire mahogany mirror with tranditional moustache top . Original patina to frame and with original silvered glass, a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive than the wooden frame that held them.

The shaped top with turned pattaera over a carved frame mahogany panel flanked by carved empire corbells.

original silvered mirror glass with curved stepped base moulding.

Good original condition and patina.

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 200 years of history!

Scandinavian or French circa 1825

 

Dimensions

Width 42 cm

Heigth 101 cm

Depth 9 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 495

 


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Title  Antique pair of arch top Gustavian Swedish mirrors with rare original mirror glass grisaille design

 

Description

A rare pair of arch top top late Gustavian Swedish mahogany mirrors. Elegant  shaped top with original patina to frame and with original silvered mirror glass, a value point as antique mirror glass was usually more expensive than the wooden frame that held them.

Below the arch top in flame mahogany is an architectural details with dentilled moulding. A pair of reeded pilasters flank either side of a neoclassical painted grisaille glass that is mounted in front of the original silvered glass.

Note that due to limitations of technology of the time mirror plates and float glass of the 18th and early 19th century were much smaller in surfaces. Original finish and patina .

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected over 200 years of history!

Gustavian Sweden 1790-1810

 

Dimensions

Width 45 cm

Heigth 117 cm

Depth 5 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 2875 pair  


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Title  Antique large convex mirror in gilt wood carved frame 20th century signed by maker

 

Description

Very large gilded carved wood convex mirror in the Regency manner.

Well carved frame surmounted by carved wood eagle figure with turned balls surrounding the ebonised frame and with with lower acanthus carved pediment.

 

Dimensions

Width 90 cm

Heigth 117 cm

Depth 21 cm

 




Price  AUD $ 795

 


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Title  Impressive Antique Art Deco marquetry dressing table of superb quality

 

Description

A gorgeous antique French Art Deco marquetry dressing table. The combination of cheval mirror with hinged mirrors to each side and a pair of marble topped lockable chests to store your expensive silks or other treasures.  Ornate inlay in amboyna, satinwood, rosewood and mahogany are just superb. The side cabinets with original rouge marble tops.

 

Each side cabinet with inlaid doors with working locks and 2 keys supplied. The front hinges open to reveal four mahogany internal drawers.

All original mirrors with ornate bevelled edges ,hand ground to precision.

 A superb quality dressing table for the most affluent interior.

 

Dimensions

Width 148 cm

Heigth 192 cm  Height of cabinets 78cm

Depth 48 cm

 


French circa 1915

Price  AUD $ 4750

 


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Title  Antique Empire gilt carved wood frame with mirror or picture

 

Description

A gorgeous well carved picture frame in the French Empire manner.

This late 19th century frame with gold leaf finish and with ornate corner embelishements of the Empire manner.

Perfect to landscape or portrait framing.

 

 

Outside dimensions

Width 82 cm

Heigth 73 cm

Depth 7 cm

Inside measurement:

67cm x 58cm


French circa 1890-1910

Price  AUD $ 650

 


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Title  Regency period convex mirror with eagle top and original scrollwork 

Description

A gorgeous well carved mirror of the English Regency period circa 1820. Turned wooden circular frame with original eagle carved top and neoclassical scrolls. The bottom with double mounted acanthus leaf. Elegant pearl mounted border surrounding a turned reeded black painted framed with original fitted convex mirror  glass of the period.

The entire wooden frame and ornaments in gilt gesso with watergilt details, hidden with later applied gold paintwork. The original thick hand blown convex glass is a value feature of this elegant mirror.

English Regency period circa 1820, this mirror is perfect for any interior. 


English early 1820

Price  SOLD

 


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Title  Tall antique Mahogany Empire pier mirror 1820

Dimensions:

Width 46cm

Height 130cm

Depth 7cm

Description

Empire period pier mirror in mahogany with crossbanded rosewood veneers and ornate molded cornice. Inlaid cartouche panels in dark rosewood and original mirror glass. Embellished with gilt brass mounts.


Circa 1820

Price  AUD $1825

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Title  Rare French Lousi Philippe overmantle mirror Louis XVI manner

Dimensions

Width 143 cm

Height 102cm

Depth 17 cm



Description

Gorgeous carved french overmantle mirror with ornate carved details including roses and acanthus scroll work. Burnished gold leaf frame with bevelled edge mirror.

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French late 19th century in the Louis XVI manner of the 18th century

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Title  Rare original Biedermeier cherrywood arch top mirror

Dimensions

Width 66 cm

Height 139cm

Depth 5 cm



Description

Impressive, elegant and superb quality Biedermeier tall mirror with blonde mahogany cross banding and ebony inlaid lozenges. The frame with two inlaid panels all ebony edged with subtle contrast. The top with arched pediment with ebony moulding and inlaid satinwood fan. The bevelled edge mirror glass measures H69 x W50cm.

 

Northern European early 19th century. Original patina and finish


Price  AUD $2950

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Title  Tall Bideremeier neoclassical dressing mirror full length with ebonised carved details

Overall Dimensions

Width 65 cm

Height 172cm

Depth 5 cm



Description

Impressive, elegant and superb quality Biedermeier tall mirror with blonde mahogany cross banding and ebony inlaid lozenges. The frame with two inlaid panels all ebony edged with subtle contrast. The top with arched pediment with ebony moulding and inlaid satinwood fan. The bevelled edge mirror glass measures:

H69 x W50cm.

Northern European early 19th century. Original patina and finish




Price  AUD $1499

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Title  French Empire carved wooden watergilt mirror Charles X  with original silvered glass

 

Dimensions

height 122 cm

width 91 cm

Depth 5 cm

 

 


Description

A very elegant giltwood French Empire mirror with carved ornate incised frame . The scrollwork in matt and brilliant water gilt real gold leaf finish of the period. A value point is that this mirror still retains its original silvered mirror glass and is in very good condition. The crarved frame with engraved design and with scrollwork and carved border.

 


French 1825

Price  AUD $ 1395

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Title Large giltwood Chippendale style oval mirror with scrolling acanthus and gold leaf finish

Dimensions

Width 76 cm

Height 128 cm

Depth 10cm



Description

Antique rococo carved and giltwood gesso on timber framed oval mirror in the Chippendale manner.  The superb quality carving with abundant acanthus scroll ornaments joined with rocaille scrolls . Lovely patinated gold leaf used to finish this superb mirror. Minor repairs to carved wooden frame and with original bevel edged mirror plate.

 

 English early 20th century in the 18th century Georgian manner




Price  AUD $3350

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Title Giltwood Rococo oval mirror with shell and acanthus and water gilt gold finish

Dimensions

Width 53 cm

Height 69 cm

 



Description

Antique rococo carved and giltwood gesso on timber framed oval mirror .  The superb quality carving with four shell ornaments joined with acanthus scrolls and egg and dart inner frame. Real gold leaf used to finish this superb mirror. Minor repairs to wooden frame, and with original bevel edged 19th century mirror plate, measuring 47cm x 32 cm.

 

Probably Italian mid 19th century


Price  AUD $1765

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Title  Large painted Empire period mirror with carved acanthus pilasters

 Dimensions

Width 74 cm

Heigth 123 cm

Depth  at top cornice 11 cm

 

 Description

A large white painted French Empire mirror with carved acanthus capitals and turned column bases in solid gold leaf.  Still retaining its original mirror glass is a value point.

Width across base is 61cm .

 


Scandinavian circa 1820

Price  AUD $ 1250

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Title  Water gilt carved gold leaf Regency round convex MIRROR  original glass

Description

A gorgeous well carved mirror in the English Regency manner with elegant round pearl border surrounding a turned reeded black painted framed convex mirror of the period. The inner border of scrolling carving in gilt gesso of the neoclassical style is of very high quality. The original thick hand blown convex glass is a feature of this mirror.

In the English Regency style , this early 1900's mirror is elegant and perfect for any interior.

 

Mirrors like these are well sought after by the design trade and this example is a large one with well carved frame and a convex glass mirror.


English early 1900's

Price SOLD

 


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Title  Tall Empire pier mirror with original glass and Chapeau de Gendarme top

 

 

 

Dimensions

Width 54cm

Height 142cm

Depth 7cm at top

 

  


Description

A tall mahogany mirror of the late Empire period with original silvered glass, a value point. The two panels of mirror surrounded my well moulded mahogany frame with square cabuchon details. The top of the mirror with a Chapeau de gendarme pediment featuring the most unusual marquetry inlay in cherrywood. Traditionally these horns were the well recognized sign of the postman, announcing that mail had arrived.


French 1820

Price AUD $ 1295

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Title  Elegant Scnadinavian Trumeau Pier mirror with painted panel top

  

Dimensions

Width 39cm

Heigth 99cm

Depth 4cm

 

 

 

 


Description

A mahogany trumeau mirror with blond wood string inlay and central chevron cartouche.

 

Still retaining its original mirror plate this early 19th century mirror  is quite unique. The neoclassical inspired enamel painted panel perhaps reminiscent of a wedding gazebo with lace crown and twin stars. A very wonderful emblabatic design for the happy couple with large double trunked trees and smaller ones surround the temple denote the growing family. Note the four pillars supporting the rotunda roof.

 

The painted panel measures 26x21cm


Swedish  1825 Karl Johan period

 


Price $ 875 AUD

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Title   Well carved Louis XV giltwood table mirror

Dimensions

Height 26 cm

Width  17 cm
Depth 4 cm


Description

Beautifully carved watergilt Lousi XV table mirror with watergilt finish in real gold leaf. the mirror has a integrated stand or can be hung on a wall.

it also retains it's original mirror glass.

 

French 19th century

 


Price AUD $ 595

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Title English Regency silvered overmantle mirror 1825

Dimensions

Height 85 cm

Width 153 cm

depth  top cornice 21 cm

Description

A superbly English Regency period overmantle mirror of substantial proportions. The original glass ( a value point) is framed by fully turned and carved columns.

The silver finish is of a later period . Ideal over a fireplace or hallway or sideboard.


English Circa: 1825

Price AUD $685


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Title  Rare Pair of Italian 18th Century Mirrors  with gilt detail in the French manner.

Dimensions

Height 44 cm

Width 24 cm

Description

Rare Pair Italian 18th cent. mirrors. Finely carved and gilt with original paint. Wonderful proportions, priced per pair only.
Circa 1740

Price AUD $3695 pair

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Title French Empire Giltwood Mirror 1810

Dimensions

 

Width : 95 cm

Height 156 cm

Depth 6 cm



Description

Wonderful gilded French Empire giltwood mirror 1810. Original wreath over centre and ornately carved border.



Price AUD $4850

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Title Large Antique Regency Giltwood Convex Mirror  original gilding 1825 eagle looking right

Dimensions

Height 143 cm

Width 83 cm



Description

Large Regency giltwood convex mirror with well carved and watergilt details acanthus scrolls and surmounted by an impressive eagle  with outstretched wings. The entire piece is water gilt and retains its original patina and real gold finish.


Circa: 1825

Price AUD $13,999

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Title Large Antique Regency Giltwood Convex Mirror  original gilding 1820 Eagle looking Left
Large Regency giltwood convex mirror

Dimensions

Height 139 cm

Width 80 cm



Description

Large Regency giltwood convex mirror with well carved and watergilt details acanthus scrolls and surmounted by an impressive eagle  with outstretched wings. The entire piece is water gilt and retains its original patina and real gold finish.


Circa: 1820

Price AUD $13,999

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Title  large French Empire Giltwood Mirror  with matt and brilliant watergilt details circa 1835

Dimensions

Width 112cm

Height 146cm
Depth 6 cm


Description

Antique French Empire giltwood mirror with fine carved border highlighted in water gilt brilliant finish adn matt gilt details and a s avalue point, this retains its original hand drawn crystal glass with mercurial silvered backing.

Mirrors such as these may have cost a bit in their time but the glass was always the most expensive and impressive piece of technilogy, especially single pane mirrors such as this.

The frame of this mirror may used vertically (portrait style0 or horizontally ( landscape style) which is most unusual as 99.9 of antique mirrors were portrait orientated to reflect architectural norms regarding window appertures.


Circa 1835

Price   AUD $2950

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Title Giltwood Empire Ribbon Top Mirror 1810
Dimensions Width 120cm Height 190cm

DescriptionLARGE water gilt frame mirror of the French EMPIRE period circa 1810. Purchased many years ago in Paris, this lovely period overmantle or pier glass has a bevel edged mirror plate and has the original real gold leaf finish. Rest assured that this IS an antique French original, not an asian or egyptian plaster cast, mass produced reproduction that have flooded the market and confused many discerning shoppers. Make no mistake, you ARE buying a genuine real European antique, over 200 years old.

Note the well carved floral pataera applied to each corner and unique fluted molding topped with a beautiful Louis XVI style ribbon wreath.

The total height is 190cm and the frame height only is 174 cm and width of 119 cm . Its very hard to find such a lovely mirror in such good condition and consiering its over 200 years old, in great condition.


Circa 1810

Price AUD $4950
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Title  French Empire period gilt bronze ormolu mounted pier mirror 1810

 

 

 

Dimensions

height 124 cm

width 39 cm

Depth 5 cm

 

 

 

 

 


Description

A very elegant tall pier mirror in flame mahogany with mercurial gilt bronze ormolu mounts . The mirror retains its original glass, a value point and original finish.


French 1810 Empire

Price $ 2950 SOLD

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Title  Antique gilt carved French Empire mirror with original silvered glass

  

Dimensions

Width    76cm

Height 104cm

Depth       5cm

 

  


Description

A very lovely silver gilt French Empire mirror. Original glass is a value point.  Of good pratical size the gesso covered timber frame is incised and watergilt with silver and gold leaf finish. A lovely well cared for patina to enhance any room.

 

 


French 1825

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Title  Carved and gilt wood Chippendale style large mirror

Dimensions

Width 81 cm

Height 146cm

Depth 7cm



Description

Impressive sized antique carved wood and gilded tall mirror in the rococo manner of Chippendale design.

 

 

English late 19th century

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Title  Antique carved giltwood girandole mirror glod leaf finish

Dimensions

Width 51 cm

Height 63cm

Depth 17cm



Description

rare and gorgeous gilt wood carved French Girandole ( candle holders) mirror. Original silvered glass is a value point. Beautiful gold leaf finish all over  with four candle holders.

Mirrors such as these were used to reflect candle light into a formal room . This mirror frame has beautiful carved frame with shell and acanthus scroll work.

Sought by interior design trade for enlightening any interior.

French 19th century.


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Title Gilt Rococo pier mirror in well carved and gilt gesso Swedish Rococo 1860

Dimensions

Width 34 cm

Height 78cm

Depth 5cm



Description

Antique carved and giltwood gesso on timber frame pier mirror . This type is often refered to as a girandole mirror where candle sconces are added  to enhence the illumination to  a room. The original mirror plate is bevel edges and in tradition the top rococo scroll work reveals another separate mirror within it's cartouche frame. original gilding throughout. Carved pine frame and backing timbers are all original to the period.

 

Swedish , circa 1860


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Title  Large carved and gold leaf gilt Regency round PORTHOLE convex MIRROR

 Dimensions

Width 65 cm

Heigth 65 cm

Depth 8 cm

 

Description

A large well carved mirror in the English Regency manner with elegant round pearl border surrounding a black reeded painted convex mirror .

In the English Regency style , this Art Deco mirror is elegant and perfect for any interior.

 

Mirrors like these are well sought after by the design trade and this example is a large one with well carved frame and a convex glass mirror.

 


English mid 20th century

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Title Cherrywood  marquetry Biedermeier mirror

Dimensions

Width 79 cm

Height 123cm

Depth 4cm



Description

Antique Biedermeier style cherrywood marquetry mirror with cross banding and arched pediment. Ebonized lozenges applied to highlight frame in the Empire style. Original bevel edge mirror plate in very good condition

 

Italian mid 20th century

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Title  Large Australian cedar dressing table mirror in original condition

Dimensions

Width 71cm

Heigth 75cm

Depth 28cm

 

 
Description

An Australian colonial cedar dressing table mirror with adjustable angle mounts and with shaped cedar base with unusual lift lid oval jewellery box . Good original finish and original mirror glass, a value point.

The whole raised on turned cedar bobbin legs.

 


Australian colonial circa 1860

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Title  Large carved and gilt Art Deco round PORTHOLE MIRROR Regency style

 Dimensions

Width 64cm

Heigth 64cm

Depth 4cm

 

Description

A large well carved mirror in the English Regency manner with elegant round pearl border surrounding a bevel edged mirror .

In the English Regency style , this Art Deco mirror is elegant and perfect for any interior.

 

Mirrors like these are well sought after by the design trade and this example is bevel edged so has very precise reflections.

marking to rear indicates it to be made in Washington.

 


American mid 20th century

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Title  French Empire Biedermeier tall mirror with ormolu

Dimensions

Height 143 cm

Width 83 cm

Depth 11 cm



Description

Gorgeous French Empire or Biedermeier mirror in cherrywood with fruitwood and ebonised details.

The thick mirror plate is flanked by ebonised columns with bronze capitals and bases. An ebonised central panel with an ormolu panel featuring winged Victory figures.

The ormolu mounted lyre capitals  surmounted with solid cherrywood fully turned cassical urns, echoed in the ormolu mount in the arched pediment.

 

French circa late 19th century in the 1820 manner.


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Title  Large impressive French Empire Giltwood Mirror 1835 with original glass

Dimensions

 

Width : 124 cm

Height 152 cm

Depth 6 cm



Description

French water gilt Empire design giltwood mirror in carved fruitwood. The detailed beaded molding with burnished gilt highlights. A value point is that this mirror retains its original mercurial gilt glass and is in very good condition for its are.

 

France circa 1835



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Title Pair large Italian Trumeau  Pier mirrors with Original  Pompeii Cherubs painting by noted artist BISOGNO

Dimensions

Width 43cm

Height 99cm

Depth 6cm

Description An original pair of italian Gouache watercolours by the LISTED ARTIST V. BISOGNO. each signed to lower right. The pompeiian paintings of cherubs pouring wine and playing music are of superb quality. Bisogno is the most famous of the Pompei artists . His work is executed with great details.

These rare trumeau frames are ebonised and veneered in rare tulipwood sometimes referred to as kingwood. The crown piece of an architectural element with peaked Roman facade, and mounted with bronze bust of a goddess and god. Italian origin first 1/2 of the 20th century or earlier. Undated paintings. These would look fantastic atop of a pair of biedermeier or empire commodes. Would be very compatible with painted french furniture in the neoclassical manner as well as English Regency interiors.



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Title  BIG impressive French Empire Giltwood Mirror with original glass Egg and Dart border

Dimensions

 

Width : 135 cm

Height 150 cm

Depth 6 cm



Description

French water gilt late Empire design giltwood mirror in carved wood.

The detailed carved egg and drat moulding and with beaded details and with burnished gilt highlights. A value point is that this mirror retains its original mercurial gilt glass and is in very good condition for its are.

 

France circa 1830



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Title  Large Regency period overmantle mirror with ebonised highlights and inlaid details

Dimensions

 

Width : 134 cm

Height 75 cm

Depth 11 cm



Description

An English late georgian Regency period overmantle mirror with ornate inlays , ebonised turned balls and reeded columns.

Completely original including the original mirror panels.

 

 

English circa 1820



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Title  Large antique French Napoleon III Giltwood oval Mirror circa 1860

Dimensions

 

Width : 95 cm

Height 145 cm

Depth 12 cm



Description

A large impressive watergilt oval mirror  with ornate carved floral top and base ornament

Bevel edged glass in perfect condition.

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Title  HUGE Carved and silver gilt big CONVEX MIRROR 99cm diameter Regency style

 

 
Description

A very large well carved mirror in the English Regency manner with elegant egg  and dart internal border around a huge convex shaped mirror . This is surrounded by individually turned and gilt balls within a concave moulded frame, 99cm diameter.

 

Mirrors like these are well sought after by the  interior design trade and this example is extra large for maximum impact.

 


20th century

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Title Carved and painted French Louis XVI Trumeau mirror with original painting on board

 

 

 

Dimensions

Height  198 cm / 173cm

Width 156cm

Depth 6 cm

 

 

 

 

 


Description

A magnificent carved and painted trumeau mirror with well carevd swags and cartouche and acanthus crown . The medallion centre with the face of a lady adorned with ribbon surround and roses.

This carved top piece is removable for easy transportation. It sits firmly located by massive walnut pegs, ontop of the frame and if necessary may be left off to adapt to a lower room height.

A classic roman general is painted amongst cherubs and baroque interior with excellent used of colours.

 

Lovely colour neutral grey washed painted finish.


French circa 1900's

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Title Antique Chippendale Watergilt Mirror

Dimensions

Height 105cm

Length 56cm

Description

Beuatifully carved and water gilt Antique American Chippendale real gold leaf giltwood mirror in excellent condition with original glass and gold leaf finish. American eagle figure heads to carving.

Origin label to back for Williamsberg USA.
Circa 1875

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Title Tall mahogany Biedermeier or Empire Pier mirror of architectural design 1825

Dimensions

Height 117 cm

Width 53 cm

depth 3 cm

Description

Flame mahogany pier mirror in the Empire style, with well shaped pillow cushion molding around the original glass and surmounted with a book matched flame mahogany top.

These pier mirrors were usually hung between windows to help reflect the daylight into an elegant Empire interior.

Original french polish finish and glass.


Northern Europe Circa: 1825

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Title  A rococo style watergilt ornate giltwood mirror

Dimensions

Height 44 cm

Width 33 cm

depth 6 cm

Description

A well carved and water gilt real gold rococo mirror with hand bevel edged mirror plate. Beautifully carved with acanthus scrollwork and twin roses surrounding the ornate shaped mirror.


Swedish 19th century

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Title  Large antique italian Carved wood Rococo mirror

Dimensions

Height 120 cm

Width 112 cm

Description

 

Large Carved wood Rococo and gold leafed wooden framed baroque/ rococo mirror in the Italian style.

Superb quality workmanship with intricate leaf details and carved mask head embellishment.


Italian circa 1860

 


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Title   French Trumeau mirror with Fragonard Painting and watergilt details

Dimensions

 

Width : 148 cm

Height 247 cm

Depth 8 cm



Description

Wonderful gilded and painted French Trumeau mirror on the grand Scale. Perfect for the dressing room !

This large mirror features carved panels with watergilt moldings and rosettes and an original oil on canvas

after the famous 18th century painter Fragonard with two maidens being entertained by a musician in the forrest.

The painting measures H51 xW 88 cm

Mirror measures H 160cm x W83 cm

Original paintwork on timber frame and retains its original 19th century glass mirror plate.

A superb and impressive piece of decore for the grand Salon.

 

France 19th century

 


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Title Tall mahogany Biedermeier or Empire Pier mirror in mahogany

Dimensions

Height 93 cm

Width 44 cm

depth 6 cm

Description

Large mahogany pier mirror in the Empire style, with "moustache" top pediment and twin column pillasters. Over the original mirror plate glass , a high value point as the glass was the most expensive thing in the mirror when this was made, is a gilt bronze ormolu mount in the French Empire "Retour d'Egypte" manner.

nicely turned column supports to the base.
Northern Europe Circa: 1825

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Title Giltwood antique Regency convex mirror with ebonised frame

Dimensions

Width 74cm

Height 74cm
Depth 6 cm
Description FANTASTIC QUALITY ANTIQUE CONVEX MIRROR IN THE REGENCY MANNER with high quality CARVED AND watergilt applied inner frame Watergilding uses only real gold and has to be done by highly skilled artisans. A skill that sadly is almost impossible to obtain in the present day..
Mirrors like this just dont come up too often and in such good condition for its age. The Old glass has a slight foxy haze that just shows its age so very well and is common in mirrors of this age. Would look great in any English interior or for the collector of fine giltwood frames and French empire interiors. One for the connoisseur!



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Title Mahogany Biedermeier Swedish Karl Johan Period Pier Mirror

Dimensions

Width 51cm

Height 142cm

Description

Antique Swedish Karl Johan period pier mirror in mahogany with string inlay Biedermeier period in the English Regency manner.
Circa: 1820

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Title Gilt Regency Style Convex Mirror
Dimensions Width 44cm Height440cm Length 44cm Diameter: 440cm

Description Gilt Gold leaf Regency style Circular convex mirror early 20th century with carved Gesso frame and gessoball moldings.


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Title Mahogany Early Victorian Vanity Mirror
Mahogany early Victorian vanity mirror Dimensions Width 61cm Height 68cm Depth 26cm

Description Victorian flame mahogany toilet or vanity mirror of rectangular shape with beautifully scrolled supports and flame mahogany base with scallop shaped front.
Circa 1860

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Title Gilt Regency Style Convex Mirror 1900 wooden frame, original glass
Dimensions Width 50cm Height 50cm Length 50cm Diameter: 50cm

Description Gilt regency style convex mirror early 20th century with timber frame and gesso moldings. Large 51 cm diametre
Circa: 1900

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Title French watergilt overmantle mirror of practical proportions

Dimensions

DescriptionFrench watergilt overmantle mirror of practical proportions with original mirror glass.

Circa 1840

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Title Scandianvian Empire Wall Mirror
Scandianvian Empire wall mirror DimensionsWidth 64cm Height 58cm

Description Scandianvian Empire wall mirror in mahogany. Karl Johan period
Circa: 1825

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Title Tall Mahogany Empire Pier Mirror 1830
Tall mahogany Empire pier mirror 1830 Dimensions Width 75cm Height 152cm

Description Tall mahogany Empire pier mirror 1830
Circa: 1830

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Title Swedish Gustavian Watergilt Mirror 1800
Swedish Gustavian watergilt mirror 1800 Dimensions Width 54cm Height 94cm

Description Swedish Gustavian watergilt mirror 1800's with original silvered looking glass.
Circa 1810

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Title  Scandianvian marquetry wall mirror with love birds detail


Description

Gorgeous marquetry inlaid mahogany mirror with arched top . In the neoclassical style of Biedermeier this lovely piece has two cute inlaid love birds to the top and neoclassical corner mouldings. The hand drawn mirror glass is a real value point.

 

A perfect wedding gift!

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Danish early 20th century in the Biedermeier style of 1820-1830


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Title Regency Giltwood Overmantle Mirror
Regency giltwood overmantle mirror Dimensions Height 66cm Length 137cm

Description Regency giltwood overmantle mirror with tripple glass plate in the traditional manner. Early 19th century period. Ideal for sideboard, headboard or fireplace.
Circa: 1820

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Title Provincial Timber Framed Mirror
Provincial timber framed mirror Dimensions Width 58cm Height 70cm Depth 6cm

Description Provincial timber framed mirror with cross banded timber molding. Generous size frame.

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Title Italian Giltwood Mirror Carved Frame
Italian giltwood mirror carved frame Dimensions Height 70cm Length 40cm

Description Italian giltwood mirror carved frame in the rococo manner. Ealry 1900's
Circa 1930

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Title Victorian Giltwood Overmantle Mirror
Victorian giltwood overmantle mirror Dimensions Height 157cm Length 146cm

Description Victorian giltwood overmantle mirror with oval centre
Circa 1880

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Title American Giltwood Mirror
American giltwood mirror


Description

American Regency style convex mirror with floral crown. Some foxing to the convex mirror plate, consistent with age.
Circa 1890

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Title  Large antique glass convex mirror in gilt turned frame 81cm diameter Regency style late 20th century

 Description

Very large round gold leaf gilded carved frame with glass convex mirror in the Regency manner.

 Well gold leafed frame of substanial size much sought after by designers for the ultimate interior accent piece.

 In the early 1800's Regency period mirror glass had to be hand blown and molded to a perfect shape to reflect with silvered mercury glass.  In the Regency Georgian period this glass mirror was usually more expensive than the frame it was mounted in.

 
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Title Empire Mahogany & Ormolu Mirror
Empire mahogany & Ormolu mirror Dimensions

Description French Empire mahogany mirror with various ormolu mounts. 19th century
Circa: 1890

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Title Carved Giltwood Venetian Mirror
Carved giltwood venetian mirror Dimensions

Description Beautiful antique Venetian mirror in giltwood with original silvered glass ans carved putto. Ornamented with swags and florals.
Circa 1860

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Title  English early 18th century Georgian mirror in walnut with carved gilt details

 

Description

English Georgian mirror in walnut with carved gilt details

Shell carved crown with ornate acanthus trails in the Chippendale manner .

 

Imagine the stories these mirrors could tell....having reflected almost 100 years of history!

English circa 1930 in the 18th century manner.

 

 

 




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