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A superior early nineteenth century convex or girandole mirror with two candle-arms, about 1810-1820, of diminutive size. The convex mirror sits within an ebonized reeded liner. The gilded frame itself is surmounted by a carved left-ward facing eagle on a rocky … Continue reading

A very fine and rare pair of George III giltwood oval pier mirrors, or “looking-glasses” with with carved leafage, foliate details, “S’”scroll-work and gadrooning that demonstrates the quintessential “airiness” in design of the acme of the Rococo era, circa 1765-1775 … Continue reading

A truly remarkable American Federal giltwood convex mirror, or “looking-glass”, with an ebonized and parcel-gilt eagle pediment, two dolphin appendages, an ebonized and reeded liner border with a Greek key gesso inset surrounded by spherules, ascribed to the workshop of … Continue reading

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, likely Massachusetts, about 1805-1815 … 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

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

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

A superb English Regency polychrome painted over-mantle mirror, with a Neoclassical frieze, circa 1800, with three-mirror plates, “spherule” balls which adorn the architrave and a polychrome decorated frieze depicting a Neoclassical procession, circa 1800-1815. (For a larger image, simply click on any … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine and rare American Federal giltwood pier mirror, circa 1805-1815, with an “verre-eglomise” inset of two battleships; an American and English Frigate engaged in a naval battle during “The Battle of Baltimore” in “The War of 1812”. (For a … Continue reading

A superior Philadelphia Federal Neoclassical giltwood pier mirror, circa 1805-1815, with the original “eglomise” tablet inset surrounded by an architrave cornice with “corbels” on each side, flanked by two Corinthian capped fluted columns, ending in Doric bases. The Verre églomisé tablet depicts … Continue reading

A very good English Regency Convex girandole mirror with an ebonized eagle, circa 1810 DIMENSIONS: 33 1/4″ in height, Width: 19″. For additional information, simply call C. Lyman McCallum, Jr. at 1~803~834~3787, or email us at chicoraclm@msn.com