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Title: Federal Mirror, Commodore O.H. Perry, Carved Dolphins, Eglomise Tablet, Rare Form
Date/Period: Circa 1812-1820


Federal Mirror, Commodore O.H. Perry, Carved Dolphins, Eglomise Tablet, Rare Form, entire view

Measurement: 41" x 15.5"

Material: Mahogany, parcel gilt, reverse painting on glass

Condition: Good, water damage to eglomise as depicted, tiny loss to gilded flag canton
at 9-o’clock. Two small sections of backboard are missing from top section.

Additional Information: A most unusual, early Sheraton example. The lower frame is
surmounted by a reeded and dental molded top section flanked by a pair of carved and
gilt dolphins. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s portrait is within a most magnificent
wreath; at the bottom is a panoply of arms interwoven with ribbon banner reading, “WE
HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS”. Perry is flanked by two pair of
American flags above which is a spreading eagle clutching a ribbon. The vignette is
festooned by a wreath.

$3,800.00

232-388


Federal Mirror, Commodore O.H. Perry, Carved Dolphins, Eglomise Tablet, Rare Form, detail view 2

Federal Mirror, Commodore O.H. Perry, Carved Dolphins, Eglomise Tablet, Rare Form, detail view 3

Federal Mirror, Commodore O.H. Perry, Carved Dolphins, Eglomise Tablet, Rare Form, back view



Title: Small Antique Mirror, Scalloped Crest, Old Black Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century


Small Antique Mirror, Scalloped Crest, Old Black Paint, entire view

Measurement: 7.25" x 3.75" x .375"

Condition: Three shrinkage cracks to top of molding. Gold paint to sides of crest. Small
old loss to tip of lower scroll.

Additional Information: Scalloped crest above molded frame containing original thin
plate. Old black paint displaying flat dry patina. May have been part of dolls
bureau/chest.

$425.00

745-220


Small Antique Mirror, Scalloped Crest, Old Black Paint, entire view 2



Title: Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM
Probably Connecticut
Date/Period: Circa 1795-1810


Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, entire view

Measurement: 18.125" x 9.625"

Material: Cherry, pine, red stain, shellack

Condition: Excellent, old, replaced backboard

Additional Information: Highly individual design, mortise, tenon, and peg joined frame.
Checkout the carving on verso of crest! 19th century red varnish over original red. The
applicator of red varnish got some on edges mirrored glass, we are confident that the
plate is original. An outstanding piece of Americana

$9,850.00

1345-5


Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, crest view

Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, crest detail

Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, back view

Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, back detail

Courting Mirror, Stylized Pineapple Finial, Red, OUTSTANDING FORM Probably Connecticut, Dave for scale



Carved & Gilt Mirror, Basket of Flowers
Festooned with Floral Garland & Cascading Leafy Branches & Cones
French, Louis 16...circa 1800 Pine, gesso and gilt


Carved & Gilt Mirror, Basket of Flowers
Festooned with Floral Garland & Cascading Leafy Branches & Cones

Pierced crest over rectangular gilt frame centering plate; geometric and pinecone drop finials.
(Excellent original condition: 17.25" x 26.75")


Carved & Gilt Mirror, Basket of Flowers
Festooned with Floral Garland & Cascading Leafy Branches & Cones

$1,495.00

1012-136




Mirror, Classical Gilt Stenciled Frame,
Grape Leaf, Grapes & Tendrils
Likely New York or Philadelphia, circa 1830
A fine example, extreme attention to detail,
great surface…


Mirror, Classical Gilt Stenciled Frame, Grape Leaf, Grapes & Tendrils   
Likely New York or Philadelphia, circa 1830
A fine example, extreme attention to detail, great surface, entire view

Grain painted and parcel gilt, ovolo, bead, and step molded frame centering two-part
plates; excellent original condition including glass and backboard. A remarkable
survivor. (43 5/8" x 22.5" x 2.5")


Mirror, Classical Gilt Stenciled Frame, Grape Leaf, Grapes & Tendrils   
Likely New York or Philadelphia, circa 1830
A fine example, extreme attention to detail, great surface, detail view

Mirror, Classical Gilt Stenciled Frame, Grape Leaf, Grapes & Tendrils   
Likely New York or Philadelphia, circa 1830
A fine example, extreme attention to detail, great surface, back view

$4,125.00

270-173




Federal Giltwood Split Column Mirror, Reverse Painted Tablet, James Todd
Portland, Maine, Circa 1820-1825
Best gilding and eglomise panel attributed to Charles Codman
Remarkable original condition…


Federal Giltwood Split Column Mirror, Reverse Painted Tablet, James Todd
Portland, Maine, Circa 1820-1825
Best gilding and eglomise panel attributed to Charles Codman
Remarkable original condition…, entire view

The frame with applied split balusters joining raised corner blocks featuring a gilt
pattern; reverse-painted tablet showing a classical woman and child reclined on
recamier centered by drapery. The tablet displays Codman’s style and favored colors.
(15.75 b 32.25”)

The verso retaining the label of James Todd’s LOOKING-GLASS MANUFACTORY who
worked at various addressed in Portland, Maine from 1820 to circa 1866 who was born
at Hingham, Massachusetts and was brother of William, a cabinet maker with shops in
Boston and Hingham. At the age of 16 James apprenticed to Paul Mondelly, a French-born
looking glass maker with a shop in Boston.

One of the early landscape painters, Charles Codman was born in Portland, Maine and
lived there for most of his life. He was a self-taught, successful painter of landscapes
and marine scenes, primitive portraits, painting and enameling on glass for timepieces,
looking glasses, ladies’ needlework and signs. It is believed Codman apprenticed with
clockmakers, Simon and Aaron Willard of Roxbury and after that sign-painter, John
Ritto Penniman of Roxbury and Boston.


Federal Giltwood Split Column Mirror, Reverse Painted Tablet, James Todd
Portland, Maine, Circa 1820-1825
Best gilding and eglomise panel attributed to Charles Codman
Remarkable original condition…, top detail

Federal Giltwood Split Column Mirror, Reverse Painted Tablet, James Todd
Portland, Maine, Circa 1820-1825
Best gilding and eglomise panel attributed to Charles Codman
Remarkable original condition…, back view

Federal Giltwood Split Column Mirror, Reverse Painted Tablet, James Todd
Portland, Maine, Circa 1820-1825
Best gilding and eglomise panel attributed to Charles Codman
Remarkable original condition…, back detail

$2,175.00

274-225




Veneered Looking-Glass
Probably London
Circa 1710


Veneered Looking-Glass
Probably London
Circa 1710, entire view

Pine with walnut veneer. Measures 24.5-inches in height and 12.5-inches in width.

$750

621-30


Veneered Looking-Glass
Probably London
Circa 1710, top detail
Veneered Looking-Glass
Probably London
Circa 1710, back view



Early Empire Mirror, Paint Decorated Ogee Molded Frame, Reverse Painted Tablet American, Possibly Baltimore or Philadelphia, circa 1825-1845


Early Empire Mirror, Paint Decorated Ogee Molded Frame detail

Poplar and white pine At four-feet tall, this architecturally significant mirror retaining original fancy paint is worthy of attention. (Original thin plate and eglomise panel; as depicted and expected…scattered minor paint losses; 49" x 27.25" x 4")


Early Empire Mirror, Paint Decorated Ogee Molded Frame

Early Empire Mirror, Paint Decorated Ogee Molded Frame back

$4,200.00

632-70




19th Century Country Mirror in
Original Bittersweet Paint
America, early 19th Century


19th Century Country Mirror in Original Bittersweet Paint
America, early 19th Century, entire view

A lovely little mortise and tenon frame joined with wood pegs frame painted in
bittersweet. (11" x 13")


19th Century Country Mirror in Original Bittersweet Paint
America, early 19th Century, back view

$625.00

314-69




Vintage Courting Mirror, Carved Lovebirds on Horseshoe, Chip Carved Base
Unknown Maker, Probably Second Quarter 20th Century


Vintage Courting Mirror, Carved Lovebirds on Horseshoe, Chip Carved Base
Unknown Maker, Probably Second Quarter 20th Century, entire view

White pine, red stain (6.25" x 11.25" x 1")


Vintage Courting Mirror, Carved Lovebirds on Horseshoe, Chip Carved Base
Unknown Maker, Probably Second Quarter 20th Century, back view

$850.00

290-51




Mirror, Embroidered Frame in the 17th Century Style,
Worked in Wool Thread
Appears to be late 19th century


Mirror, Embroidered Frame in the 17th Century Style,view 2

(Excellent original condition; height: 65.75"; bottom case: width: 39.25"; depth: 20.5"; top case: width: 37.75"; depth: 19.75")


Mirror, Embroidered Frame in the 17th Century Style,view 1

Mirror, Embroidered Frame in the 17th Century Style,

$975.00

335-121




Cushion Molded Mirror, Looking Glass
Circa 1680, England
Walnut, walnut veneer and deal


Cushion Molded Mirror, Looking Glass
Circa 1680
England, entire view

This nearly square example features old, probably original mirror plate within broad ovolo molding centered by sections of half-round molded surrounds.
(Dimensions: 17 by 16 3/8")

$2,850


843-108




William and Mary Cushion Mirror, Looking Glass
Probably England
Circa 1680 to 1720
Walnut and walnut veneer on pine


William and Mary Cushion Mirror, Looking Glass
Probably England
Circa 1680 to 1720, entire view

An attractive mirror; once was surmounted by crest (18 by 16")

$600

1042-8


William and Mary Cushion Mirror, Looking Glass
Probably England
Circa 1680 to 1720, scale view


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