Early 19th Century twin-branch Convex Mirror
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Early 19th Century twin-branch Convex Mirror

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Early 19th Century twin-branch Convex Mirror:
with inner reeded ebony mount inside giltwood concave frame with gilded balls, the twin branches with scroll decoration and cut-glass pans; surmounted
by eagle with outstretched wings.
Circa 1820, and restored.

Height: 31" - 79cm
Width: 22" - 56cm
Projection: 10" - 26cm
Glossary Words

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

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