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exclusive bespoke mirrors

Brights of Nettlebed have a particular affinity with antique mirrors: Our patrimony systems from Biggs of Maidenhead (F&MStamp) Est.1865, an antique dealership run by our family, contributors to the publication Queen Anne & Georgian Looking Glasses, by F. Lewis Hinkley. Many of the antique mirrors which passed through Biggs since its establishment in 1865 are now in the Brights photographic archive. Many designs are based thereon along with mirrors at auctions by Sotheby's and Christies over the past 20 years.

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Overmantle Mirrors

Overmantle Mirrors

Brights of Nettlebed offer a unique selection of Gilded Overmantle Mirrors.

Wall mirrors

Wall mirrors

Brights of Nettlebed offer a great selection of Wall mirrors, perfect to enhance any living room space.

Dressing mirrors

Dressing mirrors

Brights of Nettlebed offer a range of Dressing mirrors in multiple styles including Cheval Mirrors and Neo-classical Mirror Designs

George II style hand carved giltwood mirror
George II style hand carved giltwood mirror
A large giltwood mirror in the George II style, surmounted by a musician, profusely carved with birds and squirrels. Hand carved in mahogany and gilded in metal leaf after an original overmantel mirror.

£14,090

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Queen Anne style giltwood mirror
Queen Anne style giltwood mirror
Queen Anne style giltwood mirror with hand carved mahogany frame which has beenoil gilded in dutch metal leaf.  The design has been taken from an original in our archive and is able to accommodate optional...

£2,035

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Mahogany and satinwood wooden overmantel mirror
Mahogany and satinwood wooden overmantel mirror
Mahogany overmantel mirror with fine beaded outer edge, satinwood banding and giltwood inner edge against bevelled glass.

£1,895

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English hand-made mirror
English hand-made mirror
English 4 inch traditionally hand-made compo mirror frame, in metal leaf finish with 60 x 30 inch bevelled mirror plate. Supplied ready for hanging in either landscape or portrait orientation. Avai...

£1,460

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Victorian hand-made mirror
Victorian hand-made mirror
Victorian 4 inch traditionally hand-made compo mirror frame, in metal leaf finish with 60 x 30 inch bevelled mirror plate. Supplied ready for hanging in either landscape or portrait orientation. ...

£1,460

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Lancret hand-made mirror
Lancret hand-made mirror
Lancret 4 inch traditionally hand-made compo mirror frame, finished to a light antique patina with 48 x 36 inch bevelled mirror plate. Supplied ready for hanging in either landscape or portrait orient...

£1,000

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Barbazon hand-made mirror
Barbazon hand-made mirror
Barbazon 4 inch traditionally hand-made compo mirror frame, finished to a medium patina with 48 x 36 inch bevelled mirror plate. Supplied ready for hanging in either landscape or portrait orientation....

£1,000

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Chippendale 18th century style fireplace surround and mirror
Chippendale 18th century style fireplace surround and mirror
A truly stunning bespoke 18th century style fireplace surround with completing overmantel mirror in the Chippendale manner.  Inspired by an original design in the “Chippendale Director” a catal...

£31,860

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Thomas Johnson style water gilded mirror
Thomas Johnson style water gilded mirror
A George II style giltwood pier mirror after a design by Thomas Johnson. Entirely hand carved in mahogany then water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf with very attractive toning and bright and matt fin...

£13,915

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Pair of water gilded Thomas Johnson style mirrors
Pair of water gilded Thomas Johnson style mirrors
A pair of hand carved mirror frames in the manner of Thomas Johnson, the original pair circa 1760. The design depicts the Aesop's Fable in which a cunning fox tricks a vain crow into singing, and thus dropp...

£12,450

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Bespoke water gilded and etched overmantel mirror
Bespoke water gilded and etched overmantel mirror
A bespoke overmantel mirror commissioned by ourselves, entirely hand carved in mahogany. Water gilded at our Devon workshops in 23¾ carat gold leaf with painted detail etched to reveal the gold beneath. ...

£7,995

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Water gilded cherub cheval mirror - 60in.
Water gilded cherub cheval mirror - 60in.
A giltwood cheval mirror with an entirely hand carved mahogany frame which is water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf. Water gilding is a more elaborate process requiring greater preparation, bu...

£7,015

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Intricately hand carved mirror with custom finish
Intricately hand carved mirror with custom finish
An intricately hand carved mirror with custom finish. The mahogany frame has been carved after an original piece, featuring two cherubs sourrounded by flowers and vines with two perched doves flanking each s...

£6,715

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Water gilded overmantel mirror
Water gilded overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. The frame has been entirely hand carved in solid mahogany and water gilded in&...

£6,670

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Rose hand carved mirror - Large size
Rose hand carved mirror - Large size
A large giltwood mirror with rectangular bevelled glass plate framed with an intricately detailed repeating floral design, hand carved in a mahogany and oil gilded in dutch metal with antqued patina. ...

£6,050

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18th Century Military style water gilded mirror
18th Century Military style water gilded mirror
Hand carved frame with oval mirror glass after an early 18th century original piece in our possession, previously featured in the national press. The hand carved mahogany frame has been water gilde...

£6,005

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George II style overmantel water gilded and painted mirror
George II style overmantel water gilded and painted mirror
A George II style overmantel mirror with branch and leaf detail with leaf-scroll cresting and apron. Inspired by an original, circa 1755. The mahogany frame has been hand carved in mahogany and finished in a...

£5,335

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George III style water gilded overmantel mirror
George III style water gilded overmantel mirror
George III style overmantel mirror with arched foliate-scrolled cresting above a flame carved surround divided by leaf and flower entwined columns whilst the sides have stylised dolphins. The mirror frame is...

£5,190

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George III style water gilded overmantel mirror
George III style water gilded overmantel mirror
George III style overmantel mirror with arched foliate-scrolled cresting above a flame carved surround divided by leaf and flower entwined columns whilst the sides have stylised dolphins. The mirror frame is...

£5,190

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Hand carved mirror in white gold with antiqued glass
Hand carved mirror in white gold with antiqued glass
Giltwood mirror with rectangular bevelled glass plate framed with an intricately detailed repeating floral design, hand carved in a mahogany and water gilded in 23¾ carat white gold l...

£5,060

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Water gilded hand carved mirror
Water gilded hand carved mirror
Giltwood mirror with rectangular bevelled glass plate framed with an intricately detailed repeating floral design, hand carved in a mahogany and water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf. T...

£4,960

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pair of Thomas Johnson style mirrors
pair of Thomas Johnson style mirrors
A pair of hand carved mirror frames in the manner of Thomas Johnson, the original pair circa 1760. The design depicts the Aesop's Fable in which a cunning fox tricks a vain crow into singing, and thus dropp...

£4,935

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Water gilded Chippendale style overmantel mirror
Water gilded Chippendale style overmantel mirror
A giltwood mirror after in the Thomas Chippendale manner after an antique in our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany with fu...

£4,815

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Water gilded oval mirror with bell flowers
Water gilded oval mirror with bell flowers
A period style giltwood mirror with oval mirror plate and an entirely hand carved and gilded mahogany frame. The oval frame has gadrooned edging with acanthus leaves above supporting a baket of flowers, wi...

£4,605

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Water gilded hand carved mirror
Water gilded hand carved mirror
A giltwood wall mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany and water gilded in 23¾ carat gold...

£4,480

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Water gilded hand carved mirror
Water gilded hand carved mirror
A giltwood wall mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany and water gilded in 23¾ carat gold...

£4,480

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Bespoke water gilded and painted wall mirror
Bespoke water gilded and painted wall mirror
An entirely hand carved giltwood mirror in the style of an original period mirror.  The central disc, depicting two cherubs taming a lion, is flanked by wheat and floral scrolls which continue down th...

£4,450

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George III style water gilded mirror in gilder's special finish
George III style water gilded mirror in gilder's special finish
George III style gilt and ebonised overmantel mirror with rope and tassel surround.  Stylised dolphins support candle shelves either side. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany and wate...

£4,350

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George III style water gilded mirror in Napoleonic finish
George III style water gilded mirror in Napoleonic finish
George III style gilt and ebonised overmantel mirror with rope and tassel surround.  Stylised dolphins support candle shelves either side. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany and wate...

£4,350

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Period water gilded mirror
Period water gilded mirror
A period style water gilded mirror in the manner of an original piece. With hand cut mirror plate and an entirely hand carved frame finished in a bespoke water gilded and painted finish using 23&...

£4,325

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Water gilded Chippendale style landscape mirror
Water gilded Chippendale style landscape mirror
A giltwood mirror in the manner of Thomas Chippendale after an original in our archives from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany, water gild...

£4,215

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Water gilded overmantel mirror
Water gilded overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany, water gilded in 23&fr...

£4,215

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Water gilded overmantel mirror
Water gilded overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany, water gilded in 23&fr...

£4,150

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Hepplewhite style water gilded mirror in real gold leaf
Hepplewhite style water gilded mirror in real gold leaf
George III style mirror with hand carved mahogany frame. Water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf with attractive toning, bright and matt finishing and subtle ageing to reveal a warm red clay beneath the...

£4,090

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Thomas Johnson style mirror - Antique finish
Thomas Johnson style mirror - Antique finish
A George II style giltwood pier mirror after a design by Thomas Johnson. In our antique finish which has a distressed finish to the gold dutch metal leaf to expose the red gesso foundation beneath. The origi...

£3,995

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Cherub cheval mirror - 60in.
Cherub cheval mirror - 60in.
A giltwood cheval mirror entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf applied over red gesso with distressed finish.

£3,995

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Thomas Johnson style mirror - Aged white finish
Thomas Johnson style mirror - Aged white finish
A George II style pier mirror after a design by Thomas Johnson. The original, Circa 1840 commanded an estimate of $70,000 to $80,000 in April 2008. In a timeless aged white finish.

£3,995

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John Linnell style mirror in bespoke water gilded finish
John Linnell style mirror in bespoke water gilded finish
A George III style oval mirror in the manner of John Linnell.  The mahogany frame has been hand carved in mahogany after an original design, circa 1775, but finished in a bespoke water gilded and painted f...

£3,805

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White gold wall mirror
White gold wall mirror
A giltwood wall mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany and water gilded in 23¾ carat white gol...

£3,555

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Louis XVI style water gilded mirror
Louis XVI style water gilded mirror
A water gilded period style mirror after a Louis XVI girandole. The frame is boldly pierced and cast with foliate scrolling ornament, the crestings modelled as ribbon tied crossed quivers and torches wi...

£3,500

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Hand carved giltwood wall mirror
Hand carved giltwood wall mirror
A fine hand carved giltwood wall mirror after John Linnell. The acanthus ‘C’ scroll framed marginal plates with a shell and cartouche crest enclosing a rectangular lattice astragal antiqued mirror p...

£3,480

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A carved wood and parcel gilt mirror
A carved wood and parcel gilt mirror
A carved wood and parcel gilt and shell decorated marginal mirror, the rectangular central plate with eight marginal plates cornered by gilt shell paterae, with acanthus leaf and ‘C’ scroll decorate...

£3,160

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Hand carved period giltwood mirror
Hand carved period giltwood mirror
An intricately hand carved period giltwood mirror after an original piece featuring two cherubs sourrounded by flowers and vines with two perched doves flanking each side. Two further cherub heads and wing...

£3,145

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Queen Anne style water gilded mirror
Queen Anne style water gilded mirror
A Queen Anne style mirror after an early 18th Century girandole. Hand carved shaped cresting with five feathers emerging from a cherub’s head whilst the entire surround has floral and scroll decoration. &...

£3,100

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Ebonised mahogany Chinoiserie hand-painted mirror
Ebonised mahogany Chinoiserie hand-painted mirror
An ebonised mahogany, parcel gilt and finely Chinoiserie hand-painted pier mirror, the cavetto cornice above hand painted Chinoiserie scenes surrounding the rectangular bevelled edge mirror plate.

£2,515

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Water gilded period mirror with antiqued glass
Water gilded period mirror with antiqued glass
A giltwood period mirror with cartouche bevelled glass in antique finish. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany with further detailing and definition carried out in the gesso layer. &nb...

£2,470

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Oval urn water gilded mirror
Oval urn water gilded mirror
Oval mirror glass with hand carved mahogany frame, further detailed in the gesso layer. The 23¾ carat gold leaf has a ‘bright and matt’ effect with highlighted areas burnished ...

£2,410

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Water gilded period mirror
Water gilded period mirror
A giltwood period mirror with cartouche bevelled glass. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany with further detailing and definition carried out in the gesso layer.  The 23&fra...

£2,370

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Queen Anne style water gilded mirror
Queen Anne style water gilded mirror
A giltwood mirror after the Queen Anne period. The original circa 1720. The mirror frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany, water gilded in 23¾ carat gold leaf with ‘bright and matt&rsquo...

£2,315

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Giltwood overmantel mirror
Giltwood overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family.  Entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf applied over red gesso with distr...

£2,265

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George III overmantel trellis mirror
George III overmantel trellis mirror
George III style overmatel mirror with pierced foliate cresting above a rectangular plate within a pierced trellis surround carved with C-scrolls, branches and flame motifs. The conformingly pierced apron is fl...

£2,190

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Giltwood overmantel mirror
Giltwood overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror in the style of an original in our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf applied over red gesso wit...

£2,180

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18th Century Military giltwood mirror
18th Century Military giltwood mirror
An oval mirror plate with entirely hand carved mahogany frame, oil gilded with Dutch leaf over a red base layer and subtly distressed to an antique patina. After an early 18th century original piece i...

£2,180

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Hand carved period giltwood mirror
Hand carved period giltwood mirror
An entirely hand carved giltwood mirror in the style of an original period mirror.  The central disc, depicting two cherubs taming a lion, is flanked by wheat and floral scrolls which continue down th...

£2,130

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Rose hand carved mirror
Rose hand carved mirror
Giltwood mirror with rectangular bevelled glass plate framed with an intricately detailed repeating floral design, hand carved in a mahogany and oil gilded in dutch metal with antqued patina.

£1,995

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George III style mirror - Antique finish
George III style mirror - Antique finish
George III style gilt and ebonised overmantel mirror with rope and tassel surround.  Stylised dolphins support candle shelves either side. In our antique finish which has a distressed finish to the gold le...

£1,995

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Wrought iron and gilt wall mirror
Wrought iron and gilt wall mirror
An impressive wrought iron and gilt wall mirror, the flaming sun crest above gilt drapery, the open hammered scrolling branch frame enclosing a rectangular bevelled edge plate. Unrepeatable item...

£1,985

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Period giltwood mirror
Period giltwood mirror
A period style giltwood mirror in the manner of an original piece, with shaped mirror plate and an entirely hand carved frame which has been oil gilded in dutch metal with slight distresing to ex...

£1,935

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Giltwood overmantel mirror
Giltwood overmantel mirror
A giltwood overmantel mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf applied over red gesso with distre...

£1,935

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George III style overmantel mirror
George III style overmantel mirror
George III style overmantel mirror with arched foliate-scrolled cresting above a flame carved surround divided by leaf and flower entwined columns whilst the sides have stylised dolphins. In our antique fi...

£1,910

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Louis XVI style oil gilded mirror
Louis XVI style oil gilded mirror
Louis XVI style mirror after an original girandole.  The frame is boldly pierced and cast with foliate scrolling ornament, the crestings modelled as ribbon tied crossed quivers and torches with tassell ter...

£1,865

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Chippendale style overmantel mirror
Chippendale style overmantel mirror
A giltwood mirror after in the Thomas Chippendale manner after an antique in our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family.  Entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf app...

£1,865

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Chippendale style landscape mirror
Chippendale style landscape mirror
A giltwood mirror in the manner of Thomas Chippendale after an original in our archives from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family.  Entirely hand carved in mahogany with dutch leaf applied over red ...

£1,865

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Giltwood wall mirror
Giltwood wall mirror
A beautifully reproduced hand carved Georgian style wall mirror copied from our archive library collection.  Fine detail to side columns with scrolling foliate forms in their gilded wooden and gesso frames...

£1,815

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Oil gilded mahogany wall mirror
Oil gilded mahogany wall mirror
A giltwood wall mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany and oil gilded in dutch leaf applied over red gesso and ...

£1,790

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John Linnell style mirror - Oil gilded
John Linnell style mirror - Oil gilded
George III style giltwood oval mirror in the manner of John Linnell. The mahogany frame is entirely hand carved, oil gilded in Dutch metal and distressed to reveal a red base layer beneath. The original...

£1,645

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Hepplewhite style mirror
Hepplewhite style mirror
George III style mirror with hand carved mahogany frame, oil gilded in Dutch leaf over a red base layer and carefully distressed to an antique patina. The Hepplewhite inspired design has pierced cresting with w...

£1,620

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George II style overmantel mirror
George II style overmantel mirror
George II style overmantel mirror with branch and leaf detail with leaf-scroll cresting and apron. In our antique finish which has a distressed finish to the gold leaf to expose the red gesso foundation beneath...

£1,620

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Giltwood wall mirror
Giltwood wall mirror
A giltwood wall mirror after an original from our archives originating from Biggs of Maidenhead, run by our family. Entirely hand carved in mahogany and oil gilded in dutch leaf applied over red gesso and ...

£1,595

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Flame mahogany wall mirror
Flame mahogany wall mirror
A flame mahogany veneered and mahogany wall mirror, with a shaped and rounded cartouche frame enclosing a bevelled edge mirror plate. Includes prefitted hanging wires Unrepeatable Item....

£1,525

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Hand carved oval giltwood mirror with bell flowers
Hand carved oval giltwood mirror with bell flowers
A period style giltwood mirror with oval mirror plate and an entirely hand carved and gilded mahogany frame. The oval frame has gadrooned edging with acanthus leaves above supporting a baket of flowers, wi...

£1,490

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Queen Anne style mirror
Queen Anne style mirror
A Queen Anne style mirror after an early 18th Century girandole.  Hand carved shaped cresting with five feathers emerging from a cherub’s head whilst the entire surround has floral and scroll decorat...

£1,475

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Art Deco style overmantel mirror - antique finish
Art Deco style overmantel mirror - antique finish
Art Deco style mirror with bevelled glass. The frame has been Dutch gilded in gold leaf to an antique finish.

£1,465

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Silver Art Deco style overmantel mirror
Silver Art Deco style overmantel mirror
Art Deco style mirror with bevelled glass. The frame has been Dutch gilded in silver leaf.

£1,465

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George II style gilded mirror
George II style gilded mirror
George II style mirror with rectangular bevelled glass within a hand carved outer frame decorated with flowerhead filled guilloche ground, acanthus leaf and scroll-carved top corners and egg and dart inner...

£1,430  £2860

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Oil gilded period mirror with antiqued glass
Oil gilded period mirror with antiqued glass
A giltwood period mirror with cartouche bevelled glass plate.  The frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany which is oil gilded in dutch metal over a red base layer and distressed to an antique patina....

£1,430

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Rectangular mahogany wall mirror
Rectangular mahogany wall mirror
A mahogany and figured anegre veneered wall mirror, the arched architectural pediment above a convex mirror inset into the frieze, above a shaped cornice and a rectangular bevelled edge mirror plate; with stain...

£1,415

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Oval urn giltwood mirror
Oval urn giltwood mirror
Oval mirror glass with hand carved mahogany frame, oil gilded with Dutch leaf over a red base layer and subtly distressed to an antique patina. Replica of an original mirror in our possession.

£1,355

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Napoleon III style mirror
Napoleon III style mirror
A Napoleon III style portrait mirror with hand carved and oil gilded mahogany frame featuring pierced grapes and vines. Inspired by an original, circa 1850.

£1,330

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Oil gilded period mirror
Oil gilded period mirror
A giltwood period mirror with cartouche bevelled glass. The frame is entirely hand carved in mahogany which is oil gilded in dutch metal over a red base layer and distressed to an antique patina.

£1,330

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Art Deco style pollard burl wall mirror
Art Deco style pollard burl wall mirror
A pollard burl veneered wall mirror, the circular convex mirror plate above a reverse arched mirror. The original Art Deco. Unrepeatable item

£1,290

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Queen Anne style giltwood mirror
Queen Anne style giltwood mirror
A Queen Anne style mirror with hand carved and gilded mahogany frame and bevelled glass in the outer sections. The original circa 1720.

£1,210

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Oil gilded George II style mirror - 48
Oil gilded George II style mirror - 48"
Rectangular bevelled mirror plate within a hand carved outer frame decorated with flowerheads and an egg and dart inner frame.

£1,175  £2350

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Silver Art Deco style mirror
Silver Art Deco style mirror
Art Deco style mirror with bevelled glass. The frame has been oil gilded in silver leaf.

£1,065

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Art Deco style mirror
Art Deco style mirror
Art Deco style mirror with bevelled glass. The frame has been oil gilded in gold dutch metal leaf over a red base layer.

£1,065

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Hand carved French style gilded mirror - 95cm
Hand carved French style gilded mirror - 95cm
A giltwood mahogany mirror with cartouche shaped backplate and hand carved acanthus crestings and terminals, inset with bevelled glass. Inspired by a late 19th / early 20th century French girandole...

£970

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William and Mary style pollard burl wall mirror
William and Mary style pollard burl wall mirror
A pollard burl and brass engraved panel rectangular wall mirror, with rectangular bevelled edge plate. The original William and Mary.Unrepeatable item

£945  £1890

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Hand carved French style gilded mirror - 65cm
Hand carved French style gilded mirror - 65cm
A giltwood mahogany mirror with cartouche shaped backplate and hand carved acanthus crestings and terminals, inset with bevelled glass. Inspired by a late 19th / early 20th century French girandole...

£630

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Hand carved French style water gilded mirror
Hand carved French style water gilded mirror
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 g...

£535

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Hand carved French style gilded mirror
Hand carved French style gilded mirror
A giltwood mahogany mirror with cartouche shaped backplate and hand carved acanthus crestings and terminals, inset with bevelled glass. Inspired by a late 19th / early 20th century French girandole...

£365

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Mahogany mirror with candle hodler
Mahogany mirror with candle hodler
Mahogany mirror with turned candle hodler.

£90

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