Fine English Regency Parcel-Ebonized Giltwood Mirror, circa 1800

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A truly exceptional circa 1800 George III English Regency neoclassical style bichrome giltwood and gesso overmantel mirror having top cavetto-and-ebonized-ball cornice surmounting three panels with acanthus corbels headed by ebonized ram's heads; central panel having ebonized Greco-Roman god Apollo in a putto lead, lion-pulled chariot with attendant and heraldic angel; left panel, ebonized Erato with lyre in wreath; right panel, ebonized Venus and Cupid, above three beveled mirror reserves divided by ebonized cross-banded gilt Corinthian colonnettes; the larger central mirror above foliate scroll and central shell rinceau panel, and side mirrors above display or garniture shelves supported by bichrome corbels issuing honeysuckle rinceau with wreath-and-anthemion ornaments either side all on breakfront ebonized base. A wonderful and rare piece of unique form and strong graphic appeal. Provenance upon request.


  • Period
    Early 19th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent. Fully restored. Beveled mirror plates antique, but possibly not original. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    38.19 in. H x 46.82 in. W x 6.88 in. D
    97 cm H x 119 cm W x 17 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Kinderhook, NY
  • Number of Items
  • Reference Number
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