Regency Parcel Gilt Patent Overmantel Mirror

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Object Description

England circa 1820
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A rare and unusual Regency parcel gilt mechanical patent overmantel mirror. The outer gold leaf gilt frame is enriched at the corners with bronze patinated anthemia supported by scrolls against a sanded gilt ground. The inner frame is bordered with an egg and dart motif and retains its original mirror plate. The inner frame articulates to adjust the angle of reflection.

Height 27 in (69 cm)
Width 48 in (122 cm)

Object History

The reverse bears the trade label’ Freeman, carver, gilder, and looking glass manufacturer of London and Swan Lane, Norwich’.

Provenance Gunton Park, by repute the principle bedrooms were supplied with these overmantels.

Object Condition

Excellent

Object Details

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