early c19th regency giltwood classical design overmantel mirror of good large scale and proportion

Early C19th Regency gilt-wood classical design overmantel mirror of good large scale and proportion.



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Early C19th Regency gilt-wood classical design overmantel mirror of good large scale and proportion .
All original condition and gilding . Large single mirror plate flanked by Corinthian-capped leaf-wrapped columns of classical inspiration , with leaf embossed cavetto top frieze of breakfront-end form . The base with shallow ebonised mould plinth of conforming shape.
Wonderful original silvered plate with atmospheric aging and foxing . Some minor areas of rubbing to gilding with minor areas of 'bleeding' ,showing base of red/pink gesso.
Strong classical architectural statement.
Original panelled back-boards.
The whole in as found ,original 'country-house' condition.
Minor losses to Corinthian cap detail , and minor chips to edge of 'cornice' top which can be sympathetically restored and gilt-matched in our workshops if required.
A mirror of rare and desirable scale , surviving in wonderful original state .
H 52"
W 70"
D 6"
England c.1820
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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
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: ML166


Height = 132 cm (52")
Width = 178 cm (70")
Depth = 15 cm (6")

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