large and impressive regency period carved giltwood frame girandole convex mirror with eagle surmount

Large and impressive Regency period carved gilt-wood frame girandole convex mirror with eagle surmount.



Item Ref

ML 1903


Large and impressive Regency period carved gilt-wood frame girandole convex mirror with eagle surmount.
Imposing scale gilt-wood framed girandole convex mirror fitted with twin gilt brass candle branches of swept form together with cut-glass drip pans . Both the top and apron with heavily carved detail featuring grapes ,vine leaves and scrolling acanthus leaves .
The deep cavetto moulded-edge circular frame with an ebonised and reeded inner slip . The inside of the cavetto profile fitted with multiple spaced balls or spheres , the beak of the eagle surmount gripping triple suspension chains with gilt wood ball terminals. The pediment surmounted by a well-executed 'spread-eagle' , the bird with detailed feather carving and perched upon a rocky outcrop showing taloned feet.
The original mercury silvered convex mirror plate in excellent clear condition.
Completely fresh to the market having been purchased directly from a local property where it has been for over 50 years .
The gilding in good original condition with no restoration. One piece of gilt scroll carving deficient from upper left surmount , which will be carved and expertly replaced prior to sale .
A grand survivor of magnificent scale and opulent design , presented in a superb untouched original state .
H 47"
W 26"
D (frame) 3"
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 .
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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 1903


Height = 117 cm (46")
Width = 66 cm (26")
Depth = 8 cm (3")

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