Regency Tripartite Mirror
Exceptional circa 1800 George III English Regency neoclassical style bichrome giltwood and gesso overmantel mirror having top cavetto-and-ebonized-ball cornice surmounting three panels with acanthus corbels headed by ebonized ram’s heads; central panel having ebonized Greco-Roman god Apollo in lion-pulled chariot with attendant and heraldic angel; left panel, ebonized Erato with lyre in wreath; right panel, ebonized Venus and Cupid, above three beveled mirror reserves divided by ebonized cross-banded gilt Corinthian colonnettes; the larger central mirror above foliate scroll and central shell rinceau panel, and side mirrors above display or garniture shelves supported by bichrome corbels issuing honeysuckle rinceau with wreath-and-anthemion ornaments either side all on breakfront ebonized base. A wonderful and rare piece of unique form and strong graphic appeal. Provenance upon request.
Condition: Excellent. Fully restored. Beveled mirror plates antique, but possibly not original.
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