Unusual Large English Regency Giltwood and Ebonized Mirror
Sold for $8,750
first quarter 19th century, the octagonal frame set with spherules, with a carved eagle finial set on a plinth rising from a shell and flanked by carved dolphins, the lower portion with a central star decorated with a carved water leaf drop, flanked by bold carved leaves set with thistles, now set with a beveled mirror plate.
h. 58-1/2", w. 29"
Provenance: Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 22, 2015, lot 116; Bruce McCashin Collection.
**In overall good condition. The mirror plate is flat and replaced, probably originally flat. The frame is original; the surface has been restored. The carvings appear to be original to the mirror. They have had some pieced-in repairs and the wooden braces are replaced.