late c19th french giltwood and gessoframed oval mirror of good large scale

Late C19th French gilt-wood and gesso-framed oval mirror of good large scale.



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MLBO 133


Late C19th French gilt-wood and gesso-framed oval mirror of good large scale . Elegant bow-crested frame with intertwined wavy ribbon edge and interlaced cresting to the base. Well-defined detailed decoration throughout with foliate-carved scones (lacking candle-knozzles).The inner edge with carved 'lambs-tongue' decoration ,together with split-pearl detail to the outer, the 'ribbons' decorated with flower-heads.
The frame has benefited from expensive re-gilding some 25 years ago , and is presented in "ready-to-hang" condition .The gilding is bright and crisp ,and has a warm glow and patina. The original mercury-silvered oval plate of a good sparkly ,grey hue with some atmospheric small areas of 'foxing'.
Original panelled back-board. A great decorative statement of impressive design and proportions.
Excellent overall condition.
H (overall)56"
Mirror plate 37"x 27".
France c. 1880
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLBO 133


Height = 142.2403 cm (56")
Width = 83.8202 cm (33")
Depth = 12.7 cm (5")

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