large early c19th regency period carved giltwood framed convex plate mirror

Large early C19th Regency period carved gilt-wood framed convex plate mirror.



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Large early C19th Regency period carved gilt-wood framed convex plate mirror.
Finely carved gilt-wood frame with deep acanthus leaf carved scrolls to the top and carved berry pendant and leaf carving to the bottom , with carved spread-eagle pedimented surmount .
The eagle with finely-carved feather detail perched upon a carved rocky outcrop ,and the raised pedestal plinth with hatched /chequered decoration .
The original grey silvered mercury convex mirror plate surrounded by an ebonised reeded slip .
Deeply moulded cavetto-section circular frame with carved 'split-pearl' and spiral detail to the inner , with large closely spaced balls/spheres to the outer . The edge of the frame with triple moulded detail .
In excellent original condition . Original gilded finish with only very minor historic repairs to losses of gesso and gilding .
H (overall) 48"
Dia. 28"
Dia. (Plate) 20"
Depth 5"
England c. 1815
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: ML1610


Height = 122 cm (48")
Width = 70 cm (28")
Depth = 15 cm (6")

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