early c19th regency period carved giltwood 3plate overmantel mirror

Early C19th Regency period carved giltwood 3-plate overmantel mirror.



Item Ref

ML 206


Early C19th Regency period carved giltwood 3-plate overmantel mirror.
Classical design carved giltwood frame ‘landscape’ overmantel mirror of practical scale and neat proportions. The break-front outline moulded-edge cavetto cornice with applied spheres with a band of carved classically inspired acanthus or ‘stiff-leaf’ decoration below .
The vertical end supports of classical architectural flat reeded pilaster design with carved Doric capitals and stepped block plinth bases terminals . The mirror plates with corresponding carved Doric capped divisions.
The original triple mirror plates in excellent condition with gently angled hand-bevelled edges .
In good , original ‘as found’ countryhouse condition , with the original gilding and surface . The gilding atmospherically rubbed in places to show the gesso ground beneath through polishing and cleaning ,achieving a mellow colour and patination .
The spheres with some minor chips and wear , but all present .
Excellent quality carved detail and definition to the Doric capitals and acanthus border .
H 18”
W 40”
D 4”
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: ML 206


Height = 45 cm (18")
Width = 100 cm (40")
Depth = 10 cm (4")

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