Regency Giltwood & Gesso Overmantel Mirror
Late Regency Giltwood & Gesso Triple Plate Overmantel Mirror of unusual length, with Greek Key frieze and central carved scallop shell, end columns with palmette capitals and ball cornice, with the original glass. Slight loss to silvering on right hand plate (see photo)
HISTORICAL NOTE: According to W Cecil Wade's 'The Symbolism of Heraldry...', published London 1898, the Scallop shell represented "one who has made long journeys or voyages to far countries, who had borne considerable naval command or who had gained great victories"
67" long x 28" high x 5" deep
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