early c19th late george iii period carved giltwood 3plate 'landscape' overmantel mirror

Early C19th late George III period carved gilt-wood 3-plate 'landscape' over-mantel mirror.


Price

£1,700
| $2,264 USD | €1,926 EUR


Item Number

ML 1610

Description

Early C19th late George III period carved gilt-wood 3-plate 'landscape' over-mantel mirror.
Well-carved and detailed gilt-wood framed mirror , which has been professionally and sympathetically restored and re-gilded approximately 10 years ago ,at what would have been very considerable cost, resulting in a spectacular brightly-burnished landscape-type mirror in first-class condition.
Skilful attention to detail and first-class quality gilding technique have produced an excellent restored mirror.
The plates divided by finely-scaled architectural fluted columns with carved leaf-wrapped Corinthian capital details and 'split-pearl' carving . The frieze with attractive gridded lattice-and-star decoration.. The central rectangular tablet of the frieze with a well-defined carved gilt-wood conch-shell with carved reeds or foliage fronds, to each side. Well-spaced spheres adorn the top below a shaped inverted break-front cornice . Each end fitted with a gilded ball foot to sit upon a chimney-piece or overmantel.
Original centre mirror plate with some atmospheric foxing , the side plates very clear and possibly late C19th replacements.
Overall presented in excellent condition .
H 29"
W 62"
D 6"
England c.1805
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 .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
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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: ML 1610


Dimensions

Height = 74 cm (29")
Width = 158 cm (62")
Depth = 15 cm (6")



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