exceptional mid c19th indoportuguese carved rosewood or padouk framed oval mirror

Exceptional mid C19th Indo-Portuguese carved rosewood or padouk framed oval mirror.



Item Ref

ML 188


Exceptional mid C19th Indo-Portuguese carved rosewood or padouk framed oval mirror.
Stunning exhibition quality deeply and exuberantly carved frame mirror of large scale and presence. The deeply carved and pierced frame festooned with carved exotic fruit , flower-heads , child pods and vegetables. The top with stylised carved ribbon decoration.
The original silvered mirror plate with some minor atmospheric 'foxing' . The reverse with original polished rosewood 4-panel back .
A remarkable study of highly skilled carving with high-quality workmanship throughout. In excellent original condition with a rich patina and colour with polish highlights .
Highly decorative and flamboyant mirror of possibly unique form .
H 50"
W 32"
D 4"
Portuguese Colonial East Indies c.1860
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: ML 188


Height = 127 cm (50")
Width = 82 cm (32")
Depth = 10 cm (4")

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