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Federal Period Gold Leaf Mirror, Ca. 1820

Probably American Ca. 1820

A gilded Federal period two part mirror. The top panel has incised lines forming palm frond type leaves. The white, gold, blue and black inset reverse painted glass depicts a cottage in a rural scene. A fine example made in the first two decades of the 19th century.

Price

$975

Condition

Excellent condition. Beautifully water gilded.

Measurements

48.5" High, 28" Wide

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