This outstanding and large example of a Federal pier mirror (circa 1790-1810) is likely of New York origin. The urn cresting overflows with wheat sheaves and is rimmed in oak leaves. Flanking are vining tendril forms within stands of flowers and buds with outboard scrolls terminating in rosettes. All rests above the architecture of a deep cove mold with spheres above a flower with floral sprays to each side bound at the ends with flowing acanthus leaves in an ogee profile. The later glass is framed with leaf capped columns over rosettes and joined at the base by a cove with egg and dart-like detail. Old patinaed finish with minor restorations. H. 76″ , w. 32″. Note: that the crest removes for shipping. Opportunityat $2450.
A French Directoire neoclassical pier mirror in an old gray and gilt finish, late 18th or early 19th century. A molded overhang cornice is above a gray frieze with a central wreath and mask flanked by lyre forms with extended leafage. At each side, Corinthian capitals rest on deeply fluted columns. H. 67”, w. 34”. $3400.
Continental pier mirror, walnut. 18th century. 57″ x 27″. $1250.
American mirror, late 18th century. Mahogany with gilt phoenix. 35 1/2″ x 17″. $325.
Chippendale Leafage pier mirror, c. 1760. Pierced work gilt cartouche and carved liner. 41″. $1250.
American Federal mirror, c 1830’s. 31 ¼”. $175.
Late 18th c, mahogany Chippendale mirror with gilt lines. Repaired. 25 ¼”.
A rare 18th century Chippendale gilt wood cartouche with old mirror intact behind leafage and pieced shellwork. Overall 11″, $285.
This well-toned Continental mirror is a tall 54″ height. A central urn sits within x-form fencing and bounded by robust flowers. The gilt finish has a worn shellac now peeling away to bright gold against the gray painted ground. Late 18th or early 19th century. $1600.
One of two related Federal mirrors (see #584-5). Both likely New York, ca. 1800-20’s, mahogany. This is the larger of the pair at 37” tall, 12” wide. Missing one acorn drop, $330. Similar examples can be found in “N. Y. Furniture at the N. Y. State Museum”, Highland House Publishers.
One of two related Federal mirrors (see #586-7). Both likely New York, ca. 1800-20’s, mahogany. This is the lighter, smaller of the pair at 31 ½” tall, old backboard, $225. Similar examples can be found in “N. Y. Furniture at the N. Y. State Museum”, Highland House Publishers.
A lovely Italian pier mirror with ribbon crest and swag apron. It measures 61” tall by 24” wide. This is 18th century and richly carved. $2850.
Georgian pier mirror. Circa 1800. Architectural crest with spheres over the original églomisé panel. Scrolled corners on the mirror flanked by bound columns. Fine quality. W.31 1/2″ x h. 41″ From a local collection, $2200.