Grand Antique Cheval Mirror, English, Dressing, Country House, Victorian, C.1880
This is a grand antique cheval mirror. An English, mahogany dressing mirror of country house proportion, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.
Of superior proportion and craftsmanship throughout
Displays a desirable aged patina
Select stocks beam with caramel hues and fine grain interest
Original mirror plate presents a desirable light foxing
Set within a prominent frame, rotating upon its axis
Twin finials adorn the upper corners, united by a turned rail
Broad frame encloses the mirror with a clear, bright reflection
Standing upon a pair of broad trestle legs above four bun feet with inset brass castors
Unmarked as such, but of a quality on par with a Gillow & Co, Lancaster piece
This superb mirror befitting of a fine dressing room or grand institution
This is a superb, captivating antique cheval mirror of grand proportion and exquisite finish. Set to grace any room or institution, this is a wonderful example of Victorian craftsmanship. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 97.5cm (38.5'')
Max Depth: 52.5cm (20.75'')
Max Height: 188.5cm (74.25'')
Mirror Plate Width: 62.5cm (24.5'')
Mirror Plate Height: 108.5cm (42.75'').
Origin : United Kingdom
Manufacture Date : Circa 1880
Materials : Wood
W: 97.5cm (38.4")H: 188.5cm (74.2")D: 52.5cm (20.7")
19th Century, Victorian (1837 to 1901)
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