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Rare circa 1860 Charles Nosotti Victorian Mercury Plate Glass over Mantle Mirror

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We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely early Victorian circa 1860 Charles Nosotti over mantle mirror with original mercury plate glass A large and substantial Victorian gilt framed over mantel mirror made by Charles Nosotti, circa 1860, the bevelled mirror plate with a continuous pierced border of scrolling foliate and floral decoration, carved giltwood frame, with stencil and trade label verso for Nosotti's Upholsters and Decorators, Oxford Street, London Notes: Charles Nosotti, 398 and 399 Oxford Street, London, originally came from Milan and was primarily a carver and gilder, and his firm known as a looking glass manufactory. Records show he had settled in Westminster as early as 1831. He produced a Victorian marquetry side cabinet in conjunction with Howard and Sons for J.D. Allcrofts house at Lancaster Gate, later removed to Stokesay Court see lots 199 and 248 and sold Sotheby's 28th September 1994. He also produced a cabinet for the Countess Waldegrave for Strawberry Hill, exhibited at the 1862 London Exhibition. See also G. Child World Mirrors 1650-1900, p.22 In terms of the condition there are some losses to the gilt wood as is common with 160+ year old mirrors, I can have the piece fully restored to include replacing all missing pieces for a fee Dimensions: Height 152.5cm Width 166cm Depth 4.5cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses Condition: Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade.


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