A FINE AND RARE THISTLE-CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR
Probably Scottish, circa late 19th century
Item # 001XKJ17A
This incredibly fine and truly exquisite giltwood mirror features a dramatic overall carved frame with representations of thistles, roses and the thorny stalks lining the frame surrounding a beveled mirror. Crafted during the third quarter of the 19th century, it is an unusual and powerful statement piece.
Measurements: 34 5/8" H x 26 5/8" W x 2 3/8" D
Professionally restored and conserved gilding; shrinkage cracks throughout the gilded composition from age; mirror with some silver loss; edge wear, discoloration to the gilding and minor abrasions as expected.