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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″. $7,800 … Continue reading

A truly remarkable and possibly unique, American Federal giltwood pier mirror, with the original eglomise panel, which displays an American Federal eagle, and a figure of “Liberty”, likely New York City, circa 1800-1815 (For a larger image, simply click on the … Continue reading

A very refined Federal giltwood pier mirror, with the original eglomise panel, or insert,  and mercury-glass mirror-plate. This impressive  mirror is flanked by two fluted columns, each topped with an Ionic capital. American or English. circa 1800-1815 (For a larger … 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

A superlative giltwood convex girandole with two candle-arms, sperules, an ebonized and reeded liner, with an eagle pediment, English, circa 1815 (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height: 31″, Width 21” (approximate) CONDITION: Excellent, shown in “estate-found” condition. … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare English Neoclassical oval giltwood looking glass, circa 1770-1800 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This mirror typifies the work of the leading British Neoclassical Architect and Designer, Robert Adam (1728-1792), who was … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare American Federal two-arm looking glass girandole mirror, made in Boston or Salem, circa 1800-1810. In Europe and America, mirrors, or “looking-glasses” were considered a great luxury in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The cost of … Continue reading

A very fine and rare American Federal giltwood convex “girandole” mirror, with candle-arms, and dolphin appendages, circa 1815-1825. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) NOTES: The gilded surfaces of this mirror were brilliant in the light of day, … Continue reading