An Early Nineteenth Century Carved, Ebonised and Gilt-Brass Mounted Mirror & a later copy
English, circa 1810
The outer rectangular frames with reeded mouldings and gilt-brass paterae to the corners enclosing a central scallop edged oval plate with trefoil frame and having scrolling gilt-brass mounts to the corners. Each being ebonised.
70cm high by 58cm wide
This unusual Regency design owes much in its conception to George Bullock's strong Neo-Classical designs; the brass mounts are particularly reminiscent of his work and one could surmise that the components were bought from the dispersal sale at Tenterden Street in 1819.
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