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Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm 19th C

Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Large French Burr Elm Giltwood Wall  Mirror c.1870 - 173x101cm  19th C | Ref. no. A2657 | Regent Antiques
Ref: A2657
Price: £3,750.00
A beautiful Antique French burr elm, parcel gilt and abalone mirror, circa 1870 in date.   The rectangular mirror features a...

A beautiful Antique French burr elm, parcel gilt and abalone mirror, circa 1870 in date.
 
The rectangular mirror features a trianglular shaped crest framed with inset abalone and centred with a yellow and white gold masque with further gilt foliate and floral ornamentation.

It has a large gilt acorn finial either side of eighteen inset gilt pillasters above it's original charming mirror plate.
 
 
This mirror is certain to make a charming addition to that one special room in your home.

 

Condition:

In excellent condition with its original mirror plate, gilding, painting and patina, please see photos for confirmation.



Dimensions in cm:

Height 173 x Width 101 x Depth 5

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 foot, 8 inches x Width 3 foot, 4 inches x Depth 2 inches

Our reference: A2657

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

The purpose of gilding is to give the appearance of solid gold, a practice that began over 4,000 years ago in Egypt. Paintings from Egyptian tombs from around 2000 B.C. show workers pounding gold into thin sheets to apply to pieces of furniture and coffins. The Greeks applied gilding to statues in around 400 B.C.E., and gilding techniques have continued to be used in Europe, South America, Spain, Britain and the United States.

During the 18th century, Louis XIV of France flaunted his wealth with gilded furnishings, framed artwork and architectural detailing, marking France as a leader in the decorative arts.

There are two methods of true gilding: oil gilding and water gilding.
Oil gilding uses an oil-based product on a prepared surface, and the leaf is gently pressed onto the surface.
Water gilding uses a water-based adhesive that causes the gold leaf to adhere to the surface.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 173 x Width 101 x Depth 5

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 foot, 8 inches x Width 3 foot, 4 inches x Depth 2 inches

Shipping:

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Unless the item is not as described in a material way, the buyer is responsible for return shipping expenses.

Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the United Kingdom.

Returns will be processed within 2-3 business days of receipt.

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