The Best 19th C Federal Two Part Mirror Reverse Painted On Glass Basket Of Fruit
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The Best 19th C Federal Two Part Mirror Reverse Painted On Glass Basket Of Fruit:
THE BEST 19TH C FEDERAL TWO PART MIRROR REVERSE PAINTED ON GLASS BASKET OF FRUIT
FRESH FROM A SUFFIELD, CT ESTATE.
ONE OF THE FINEST FEDERAL PERIOD 19TH CENTURY TWO PART MIRRORS WITH THE BEST ORIGINAL REVERSE PAINTED TOP TABLET WITH A FANTASTIC BASKET OF FRUIT AND A RARE SPATTER PAINTED BORDER. THE FRAME IS IN ITS ORIGINAL GRUNGY PAINTED SURFACE AND RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL SILVERED MIRROR AND ORIGINAL APPLIED SPINDLES AS WELL AS ITS ORIGINAL BACKBOARD. New York or Western Connecticut, Circa 1820-1840.
THIS IS AN EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT PIECE OF EARLY FEDERAL PERIOD PAINTED FURNITURE FROM THE FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
THE PAINTED TABLET IS ONE OF THE VERY BEST YOU WILL EVER FIND. IT IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL WITH NO CRACKS OR CHIPS. THE PAINTED SURFACE ON THE MIRROR FRAME IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL WITH THE BEST GRUNGY PATINA. EVERY APPLIED SPINDLE AND CAST BRASS CORNER MEDALLION IS ORIGINAL AS WELL.
THIS MIRROR IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. IT IS ONE OF THE BEST PRESERVED EXAMPLES WE HAVE SEEN IN A VERY LONG TIME.
The condition is fantastic. THE WOOD IS COMPLETELY INTACT WITH ONLY THE SLIGHTEST OF EDGE WEAR, consistent with its age and use. BOTH THE ORIGINAL PAINTED TABLET AND THE SILVERED MIRROR PLATESARE STILL INTACT.It has afew addedwire nails on the backboard.
For a similar example see, "American Painted Furniture", by Fales.
29" TALL, 13 1/2" WIDE.
Typical wear associated with the age of the item.
Low starting Price and.
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