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French Ebonised & Gilt Painted Overmantle Mirror, Bevelled Glass, Foxing and Ropework Paper Border Decoration c.1895 (1 of 30)
W&W Antiques
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French Ebonised & Gilt Painted Overmantle Mirror, Bevelled Glass, Foxing and Ropework Paper Border Decoration c.1895

REF: 2014 - 180420 / LA202798
£235
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Description
For sale is a an elegant ebonised and gilt french overmantle mirror with cornice from circa 1890 to the early 20th Century. - The large mirror has a lovely bevelled glass plate with a small amount of attractive foxing throughout. - The ebonised frame to the mirror has an inner mount overpainted in gold. - The outer decoration is a highly effective and unusual imitation ropework pattern, made of paper transferred to the frame. - The rear of the mirror has two rings and cord for mounting as shown in the photograph. - The back of the mirror is original and in good condition and does not look to have been altered. The mirror is an attractive size, shape and combination of striking ebonised paint, gold and decoration allied to some lovely foxing for a mirror of circa 120 + years of age. It is in good condition for the age of the antique item and is highly decorative and ready to be hung.
measurements
Height:
56 mm
Width:
60 mm
Depth:
4 mm
declaration
W&W Antiques has clarified that the French Ebonised & Gilt Painted Overmantle Mirror, Bevelled Glass, Foxing and Ropework Paper Border Decoration c.1895 (LA202798) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1895
condition
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item. The mirror has some foxing as described and shown, due to age at 120+ years and the frame/border has age related wear as shown.
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location
This French Ebonised & Gilt Painted Overmantle Mirror, Bevelled Glass, Foxing and Ropework Paper Border Decoration c.1895 is located in Moray (Elginshire), United Kingdom