Mirrors

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An excellent American Federal giltwood pier mirror, with a verre eglomise inset panel displaying a hand-painted demilune arch with a sheaf of wheat and a cycle, symbolizing Autumn, with a robin’s egg blue background, New England, circa 1805-1815 (For a … Continue reading

An exceedingly rare early American Federal gilt-wood pier mirror, with a verre-eglomise painted glass tablet, which features an American eagle, with olive leaves, the Latin phrase “E pluribus unum”, and a blue and red Federal shield, circa 1800-1820, most likely Philadelphia or … Continue reading

An impressive American Federal mahogany and giltwood mirror, with a scrolled  tympanum centered by a finely carved giltwood Neoclassical urn from which emanates flowers and wheat, and a frieze with oval panels outlined by string inlay as well as alternating … Continue reading

A monumental two-are convex girandole mirror, with an eagle pediment, English, circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) SOLD TO A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, CALIFORNIA AND KENTUCKY CONDITION: Exceptionally fine. Original water gilding. DIMENSIONS: Height: 54″, Width: … Continue reading

An American Federal giltwood convex mirror, with dolphin appendages, probably New York, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) CONDITION: Exceptional. Retains the original burnished gilding and mercury-glass convex plate. DIMENSIONS: Height: 39″, Width: 25″. $9,800. … Continue reading

A very fine and extremely rare New York City Sheraton giltwood pier mirror, with a “verre-eglomise” tablet insert, featuring a Federal Eagle with a shield and a bust of “Liberty”, each with a starburst surround, circa 1800 (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A very refined Federal giltwood pier mirror, with the original “verre eglomise’ panel, or insert, and mercury-glass mirror-plate. This impressive mirror is flanked by two fluted columns, each topped with an extremely detailed Ionic capital above water or acanthus leaf … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare American “Washington Memorial” Pier Mirror, bearing the label of James Stokes, Philadelphia, circa 1805 FURTHER DETAILS, DOCUMENTATION, AND PHOTOGRAPHS PENDING If you are interested in acquiring this item, or if you would like additional information about this … Continue reading

An extremely rare American convex mirror with dolphin appendages and oak leaf details bearing the paper label of Jos. and Jno. Vecchio, New York City, with the original gilding and mercury-glass convex plate, circa 1815-1820 SOLD TO A PROMINENT NEW JERSEY … Continue reading

An exceptionally rare pair of English George III pier mirrors, surmounted with spread-winged eagles, and the original glass-plates, circa 1800-1810 PROVENANCE: Apter-Fredericks Antiques, London. SOLD TO THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE HOSKINS-IREDELL HOUSE, EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA. If you are interested in acquiring an … Continue reading