Hand carved French style water gilded mirror
About this Piece
A giltwood mahogany mirror with cartouche shaped backplate and hand carved acanthus crestings and terminals, inset with bevelled glass.
The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany, water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf with ‘bright and matt’ effect, the highlighted areas burnished with an agate stone with slight distressing to expose the brown coloured bole beneath.
Inspired by a late 19th / early 20th century French girandole.
Width: 8¼ inches | Height: 13¾ inches
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