Offered by: O'Sullivan Antiques
200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633

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3068 – Early 19th Century American Federal Gilt Overmantel Mirror

$ 75,000
  • Description
    This American Federal-period overmantel composition mirror features a gilt carved wood and gesso frame. A sculpted eagle is perched above an églomisé panel depicting flowers. Separating the panels of original mirror glass are engaged Corinthian columns, and atop each of the ends are flame-and-leaf finials. The mirror is of an unusual design, but two Federal-period New York mirrors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Winterthur Museum share some of its distinctive stylistic elements.

    United States, circa 1810.

    Width of base: 66 inches.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Gilt Carved Wood, Gesso Frame
    Creation Date: circa 1810
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Federal
    200 Lex Booth #: 38
    Dealer Reference #: 3068
    Incollect Reference #: 543144
  • Dimensions
    W. 70 in; H. 48 in; D. 9 in;
    W. 177.8 cm; H. 121.92 cm; D. 22.86 cm;
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