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.
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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
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