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MIRRORS
~ Partial Inventory ~

Important Note – Please note some items are currently stored off-site

A Very Good American Classical-Period Giltwood Looking Glass or Pier Mirror, Boston Circa 1825
The architectural cornice decorated with hand applied carved & gilded acorn-shaped pendants, over a highly decorated frieze centred by an acanthus shaped medallion in high relief surmounting two rectangular plates - the uppermost replacing what was once a painted eglomise panel, flanked on either side by ring-carved half pilasters decorated with classical motifs. Height - 36.5”, Width - 23.5”

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A Very Good Chippendale-Style Mahogany & Parcel Gilt Hall Mirror, American Circa 1900
The rectangular plate surmounted by a carved & gilded eagle ornament flanked by twin foliate-carved giltwood elements, the sides decorated with foliate & floral carved giltwood pendants, the base showing an undulating, flattened panel. Dimensions, 48” high x 22” wide
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An Impressive and Finely Gilded 19th Century Mantle Mirror. The arched cornice centred by a shield-shaped cartouche flanked by scrolling elements terminating to pierced spandrels at its base. English, Circa 1870. Height - 57" Width - 58".

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An Exceptionally Large and Fine Georgian Bullseye or Butlers Mirror, English Circa 1825

The convex plate and ebonized slip moulding encased within a superb giltwood frame showing beaded and ribbon moulded detail. Exposed plate diameter - 27”, frame diameter - 39”
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Convex mirrors of this large scale and in this condition are extremely scarce.

 
 
 

An Exceedingly Fine Rococo Period Giltwood Mirror, Continental Circa 1760

The later bevelled plate within a richly carved and gilded frame having a pierced C-scroll pediment sided by pierced elements of running tendrils, flower-heads and scrolls. Gilding partly refreshed. Height - 50" Width - 20.5".
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A Fine 19th Century Giltwood Bull’s Eye or Butler’s Mirror

 The convex plate encased within a reeded moulding and spherule-decorated gilt frame, crested by a finely carved & gilded eagle ornament perched atop a rocky mound. Circa 1830. Height:-30” Diameter -22.5”

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A Fine Early 19th Century Gustavian Period Giltwood Pier Mirror, Swedish Circa 1800

The stepped cornice surmounting a rectangular lozenge decorated with molded motifs of anthemia & scrolling vinery above the very old if not original plate, sided by mirrored panels and fluted terminals.. Height - 48" Width - 26"
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A Very Fine Regency Period Giltwood & Eglomise Panelled Hall Mirror. The architectural cornice surmounting the original eglomise panel over a rectangular plate, sided by reeded columns. English. Circa 1815. Height - 34", Width - 19"

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A Regency White Painted & Parcel Gilt Looking Glass in the Egyptian Taste, English Circa 1825

The gilded architectural cornice with palmette-moulded detail above an applied gilded anthemia motif, surmounting a rectangular plate flanked on either side by gilded Egyptian-influenced capitals terminating to humanistic feet. Height - 40", Width - 27.5"

 
 
 

A Fine 19th Century Gilt Framed Pier Mirror of Exceptional Proportions.

The rectangular plate set within a carved and gilded framework showing a pierced cornice and similarly detailed sides. Dimensions: 99” high by 72” wide.

French, Circa 1890.

Purchased by Parks Canada and in-situ at ‘Crysler Hall’ in Upper Canada Village.
(Crysler Hall is a Heritage property built on the grounds of Crysler Farm where the Battle of Crysler's Farm was fought, part of the War of 1812)

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A Fine Regency Period Giltwood Convex Butlers Mirror. The original convex plate bordered by an ebonized fillet within a giltwood frame interspaced with spherules, surmounted by an eagle atop a rocky mound. English, Circa 1820. Height - 34" Diameter - 22" Ref: A similar example illustrated in A Celebration of the English Country House. Sotheby's New York, April 14th & 15th 2000, Lot #315.

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A Very Fine Regency Period Giltwood Looking Glass.

The architectural cornice above an applied classical element in high-relief, surmounting the rectangular plate sided by reeded pilasters. English, Circa 1825. Dimensions: 39” x 24”.

Provenance: Melrose House, Streatham, London.

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A George II Period Walnut Framed and Parcel-Gilt Looking Glass.

The rectangular plate set within a gilt gesso fillet and sided by carved pendants, surmounted by an eagle ornament with outstretched wings flanked by twin scrolled elements.

English, Circa 1750. Height: 53” Width: 27

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A Very Fine Classical Period Giltwood Bull’s Eye or Butlers Mirror. The convex plate encased within a reeded slip and spherule-decorated giltwood frame, crested by an eagle ornament with outstretched wings sided by twin scrolled elements, the base decorated with lobed, fan-like pendants.

American, Circa 1830. Dimensions: Height: 39” Diameter: 25”

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