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    antique george ii style parcel gilt wall mirror circa 1860 143x73cm

    Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm
    • Antique Antique George II Style Parcel Gilt Wall Mirror Circa 1860 143x73cm

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    This is a beautiful antique George III style parcel gilt wall mirror, circa 1860 in date.

     
    The mirror has a beautifulrectangular shapedecorated with a beaded egg and dartframe. The decorative cornice hasball and anthemion mounts, thetop pendant features a carved eagle,with a giltwood ball chain and tassels held in its beak, flanked by a pair of acanthus carved finials.
     

    It is a beautiful mirror which will look good wherever placed.
     
    Condition:
     
    In really excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 143 x Depth 5
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 4 foot, 8 inches x Depth 2 inches
     

    Our reference: 08723
    Mirrorsare commonly used forpersonal groomingor admiring oneself (in which case thearchaic termlooking-glassis sometimes still used), decoration, and architecture.
     
    The earliest manufactured mirrors were pieces of polished stone such as obsidian, a naturally occurring volcanic glass.In classical antiquity, mirrors were made of solid metal (bronze, later silver) and were too expensive for widespread use by common people; they were also prone tocorrosion. Due to the low reflectivity of polished metal, these mirrors also gave a darker image than modern ones, making them unsuitable for indoor use with the artificial lighting of the time.
     
    The method of making mirrors out ofplate glasswas invented by 16th-century Venetian glassmakers on the island ofMurano, who covered the back of the glass withmercury, obtaining near-perfect and undistorted reflection.For over one hundred years, Venetian mirrors installed in richly decorated frames served as luxury decorations for palaces throughout Europe, but the secret of the mercury process eventually arrived in London and Paris during the 17th century, due to industrial espionage. French workshops succeeded in large scale industrialization of the process, eventually making mirrors affordable to the masses.

    Price: £1,750.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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