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 Phrygian goddess Cybele 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.
Of the Period
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
circa 1800
Early 19th Century
Excellent. Fully restored. Beveled mirror plates antique, but possibly not original. .
Wear consistent with age and use
3 ft. 2.2 in. H x 3 ft. 10.8 in. W x 6.88 in. D
97 cm H x 119 cm W x 17 cm D
Dealer Location
Kinderhook, NY
Number of Items
Reference Number
By Appointment Only
Kinderhook NY 12106
By Appointment Only
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