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Antique French Wall Mirror, Louis-Philippe Style Silvered Mirror, circa 1900
Located in Paris, FR
Antique french wall mirror, Louis-Philippe style. Re-gilding to the patinated silvered leaf, decoration of the antique frame with leafs and small flowers. Modern glass mirror. Antiqu...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors

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Silver Leaf

French Trumeau Mirror, Silvered Leaf, circa 1910
Located in Paris, FR
Large Modern Style (Art nouveau) trumeau mirror. French antique fireplace mirror named « The Parisienne », with fruits and plants carved. Re-gilding to the patinated silvered leaf. M...
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Wall Mirrors

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Silver Leaf

  • French Trumeau Mirror, Silvered Leaf, circa 1910
  • French Trumeau Mirror, Silvered Leaf, circa 1910
  • French Trumeau Mirror, Silvered Leaf, circa 1910
  • French Trumeau Mirror, Silvered Leaf, circa 1910
H 52.76 in. W 29.34 in. D 2.76 in.
Rococo Revival Gilt Gesso Mirror
Located in New Orleans, LA
A large and elaborate Rococo Revival mirror encircled by a carved and gilded wood and gesso frame of foliate scrolls and reticulated vines. Even though mirrors of this substantial si...
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Antique 19th Century North American Rococo Revival Mantel Mirrors and Fi...

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Wood, Gesso, Mirror

  • Rococo Revival Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • Rococo Revival Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • Rococo Revival Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • Rococo Revival Gilt Gesso Mirror
H 70.25 in. W 52.5 in. D 3 in.
George II Gilt Gesso Mirror
Located in New Orleans, LA
A rare and outstanding George II gesso gilt mirror, marked by a vast array of carved and applied decoration. Crowned with a spectacular broken pediment adorned with acanthus and flow...
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Antique 18th Century English Palladian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Mirror

  • George II Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • George II Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • George II Gilt Gesso Mirror
  • George II Gilt Gesso Mirror
H 52.5 in. W 26.75 in. D 1 in.
Victorian Oval Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
Located in Worcester, GB
Victorian oval gilt Gesso Girandole mirror Period Victorian Decoration Gesso on wood, with gilt finish Measures: Width 54 cm / 21 1/4 in Depth 16 cm / 6 1/4 in Heigh...
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Antique 19th Century British Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

  • Victorian Oval Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
  • Victorian Oval Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
  • Victorian Oval Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
  • Victorian Oval Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
H 38.98 in. W 21.26 in. D 6.3 in.
Late 18th Century Antique Girandole Gilt Gesso Mirror
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique girandole mirror dating to the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries, circa 1800. A super example, this wall mirror is framed in giltwood and gesso, the moulding ...
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Antique Late 18th Century British Rococo Girandoles

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Gesso

19th Century Gold Gilt Gesso French Mirror
Located in London, GB
19th Century gold gilt gesso mirror We are proud to offer a wonderfully aged 19th Century French gold gilt gesso mirror. With some nice decorative detail around its frame. With its ...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Floor Mirrors and Full-Length Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood, Giltwood

Museum Quality Gilt Gesso Frame with Embossed Designs
Located in Redding, CT
Museum quality gilt gesso frame with embossed designs. Great for a portrait or simply put a mirror in it. Inner dimensions are 36" x 45.50". Priced for clearance.
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Early 20th Century Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

George II Style Carved and Gilt Gesso Console
Located in Montreal, QC
George II style carved and gilt gesso console table with celadon green inset marble top.
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Antique 19th Century English Console Tables

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Gesso, Wood

19th Century Gold Gilt Gesso Crested Mirror
Located in London, GB
19th Century gold gilt gesso crested mirror We are proud to offer a wonderfully aged 19th Century French gold gilt gesso mirror. With some nice decorative detail around its frame. W...
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Antique 1880s French Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood, Giltwood

18th Century George I Period Gilt Gesso Girandole Mirror
Located in London, GB
An early 18th century George I Period girandole mirror, the mercury glass plate held within a carved gilt gesso mirror of rectangular form, having re-entrant corners and supporting t...
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Antique 18th Century English George I Girandoles

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Gesso, Mercury Glass, Mirror, Giltwood

Marquetry and Gilt Gesso Wall Mirror, by Walter Crane
By Walter Crane
Located in London, GB
Walter Crane (attributed) for The Rowley Gallery, a marquetry and gilt gesso small wall mirror.
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20th Century Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

French Empire Tall Carved Gitwood and Gilt-Gesso Mirror
Located in Atlanta, GA
Having a flat bottom and sides and top with convex form, the surfaces all decorated with gilt-gesso decorations consisting of friezes of foliate scrolls, neoclassical rosettes, and e...
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Antique 1810s French Empire Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

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Gesso

Very Rare Carved Gilt Gesso Dressing Mirror, circa 1710-1720
Located in Lymington, GB
A very rare carved gilt gesso dressing mirror. Queen Anne / George I period, c 1710-20. Decorated all over with the original finely carved gilt-gesso surfaces with typical circular...
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Antique 1710s English Table Mirrors

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Gesso

Antique Wall Mirror, French, Gilt Gesso, Oval, Ornate, Victorian, circa 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror. A French, gilt gesso oval mirror with ornate frame, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. Superb detail and appealing hues Displaying ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Antique Wall Mirror, English, Victorian, Gilt Gesso, Overmantel, circa 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror, an English Victorian, gilt gesso frame with later mirror plate, a 19th century overmantel mirror dating to circa 1850. A super period gilt gesso fr...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English High Victorian Mantel Mirrors and Firep...

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Gesso

French Neoclassical Giltwood and Gilt-Gesso Pier Mirror, Circa 1820
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique French empire giltwood pier mirror. Circa 1820.
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Antique Early 19th Century European Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Giltwood

Lovely 1950s Italian Rectangular Rococo Style Gilt Gesso Acanthus Wall Mirror
Located in London, GB
A lovely 1950s Italian rectangular rococo gilt gesso wall mirror with acanthus leaf frame with wooden backing with original label.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

Gilt Gesso Pier Mirror in the manner of George I
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
A George I style carved giltwood and gesso looking glass mirror. The rectangular mirror plate is in a leaf and shell carved moulded frame beneath a shaped cresting centered by a pier...
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21st Century and Contemporary English George I Pier Mirrors and Console ...

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Gold Leaf

Large Antique Mirror, Tall, Victorian, Gilt Gesso, Dressing, 19th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique mirror, a tall, English, Victorian, gilt gesso dressing mirror dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1850. A super period gilt gesso frame Victorian in th...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

George I Carved Gesso Gilt Mirror
Located in Bridgeport, CT
English or Irish George I period carved and gilt gesso mirror, the crest having foliate and strap work design, the leaf carved border molding surrounding beveled mirror plate, the su...
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Antique Early 18th Century British George I Wall Mirrors

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Gold Leaf

  • George I Carved Gesso Gilt Mirror
  • George I Carved Gesso Gilt Mirror
  • George I Carved Gesso Gilt Mirror
  • George I Carved Gesso Gilt Mirror
H 37 in. W 24 in. D 1 in.
Antique Oval Mirror, English, Gilt Gesso, Mercury Plate, Georgian, circa 1800
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique oval mirror. An English, gilt gesso mirror with mercury plate, dating to the Georgian period, circa 1800. Superb Georgian mirror Displays a desirable aged pati...
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Antique Late 18th Century British George IV Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Antique 19th Century Gilt Gesso Framed Wall Mirror
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique 19th century antique gilt gesso framed wall mirror with lovely ornate scrolls and foliage decoration. This is an original mirror. A charming quality example. Measures: ...
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Antique 19th Century English Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

  • Antique 19th Century Gilt Gesso Framed Wall Mirror
  • Antique 19th Century Gilt Gesso Framed Wall Mirror
  • Antique 19th Century Gilt Gesso Framed Wall Mirror
  • Antique 19th Century Gilt Gesso Framed Wall Mirror
H 35.04 in. W 18.12 in. D 15.75 in.
19th Century Gold Gilt Gesso Crested Square Mirror
Located in London, GB
19th century gold gilt gesso crested square mirror We are proud to offer a wonderfully aged 19th century French gold gilt gesso mirror. With some nice decorative detail around its f...
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Antique 1880s French Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Wool, Giltwood, Paint

George III Gilt Gesso Mirror in the Manner of George Hepplewhite
By George Hepplewhite
Located in New York, NY
The shield-shaped mirrored plate set within a conforming gilt gesso surround enriched with foliate decoration; surmounted by a bell garland-festooned classical urn resting on a pater...
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Antique 1770s English Adam Style Wall Mirrors

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Mirror

Regency Style Marble and Gilt Gesso Dolphin Center Table
Located in New York, NY
In the Brighton pavilion taste; the round rouge breccia marble top on three carved dolphin supports on a faux marble-painted tripartite base.
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20th Century Regency Center Tables

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Breccia Marble

Lovely Antique Italian Gesso Gilt Mirror
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Very early 19th century Italian oval mirror with original paint. Later glass but still has some age. Frame has lovely curlicues and flourishes. #4169.
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Louis XVI Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Early 18th Century George II Period Gilt Gesso Mirror
Located in London, GB
A fine and impressive early 18th century George II period gilt gesso mirror with beveled plate, having leaf carved central carved cartouche and scrolled pediment above leaf and drape...
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Antique Early 18th Century English George II Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood, Mirror

Set of Four Neoclassical Gilt Gesso Pedestals with Figural Motif
Located in New York, NY
Set of four neoclassical gilt gesso pedestals with figural motif and leaf decorations.
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20th Century Pedestals and Columns

Antique Bevelled Mirror, English, Gilt Gesso, Overmantel, Hall, Victorian, 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique bevelled mirror. An English, gilt gesso overmantel or hall mirror, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1900. Pleasingly heavy with appealing gilt finish Disp...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Wall Mirrors

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Glass

Monumental Antique Louis XV Style Wood and Gilt Gesso Mirror
Located in Stamford, CT
A palatial antique Louis XV style wood and gilt gesso mirror. Oval in form having scrolling foliate and acanthus border with pierced carved crest centered with a carved sea shell.
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Antique 1880s French Louis XV Wall Mirrors

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Wood

19th C. Palatial Oil on Canvas of a Young Beauty Finely Carved Gilt Gesso Frame
Located in Stamford, CT
19th century Palatial oil on canvas of a young beauty. This large and impressive oil on canvas has a young woman in proper attire walking through the forest. The whole set in a finel...
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Antique 1890s English Barbizon School Paintings

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Gesso, Canvas

Chinese Chippendale Style Gilt and Gesso Mirror
Located in Stamford, CT
Chinese Chippendale style gilt and gesso mirror, ornately carved with a pagoda shaped crown and scrolled foliage throughout the frame. Please note of wear consistent with age includi...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chippendale Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Mirror

  • Chinese Chippendale Style Gilt and Gesso Mirror
  • Chinese Chippendale Style Gilt and Gesso Mirror
  • Chinese Chippendale Style Gilt and Gesso Mirror
  • Chinese Chippendale Style Gilt and Gesso Mirror
H 63.00 in. W 31.00 in. D 3.00 in.
Italian Gilt Gesso Mirror Adorned with a Rocaille Crest, 18th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Italian gilt gesso mirror, 18th century, the arched rectangular mirror plate surmounted by a pierced rocaille crest, the mirror plate surround carved with shells and scrolling foliage.
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Antique 18th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Wood

George I Gilt Gesso Side Table in the Manner of James Moore
By James Moore
Located in Wales, GB
The rectangular top with moulded edge decorated on a pounced ground with the central flower head surrounded by strapwork and acanthus, the frieze decorated in the same manner, raised...
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Antique 1670s English Side Tables

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Mahogany

Gilt Composite Wood & Gesso Empire Style Wall Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
Empire style wall mirror in composite wood and gesso with a patinated gilt finish. Acanthus leaf detailing.
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Vintage 1960s American Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Gesso

Parcel Gilt Carved Wood and Gesso Empire Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
Excellent Empire style mirror with winged griffins and center urn. The frame is a combination of carved wood and gesso.
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Vintage 1930s American Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso, Mirror

Large French Regence Style Carved Giltwood and Gilt-Gesso Mirror, 3rdq 19th cen.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Covered entirely in 23.5 karat gold which has a slightly darker hue than 24 karat gold which appears slightly more red, this mirror incorporates elements of the French Regence period...
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Antique 1870s French Louis XIV Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Giltwood

Pair of Hand Carved Gilt and Gesso Angel Wings
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Large and very impressive pair of hand carved gilt and gesso angel wings. Architectural salvage with Classical Roman influence. Perfect as wall decoration. Sculpture en relief to dec...
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20th Century Baroque Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Gesso

George I Gilt Gesso Pier Mirror with Swan's Neck Pediment and Carved Decoration
Located in Palm Desert, CA
An early 18th century George I giltwood pier mirror with carved decoration and broken pediment. The original beveled rectangular mirror plate with rounded top corners is set within a...
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Antique Early 18th Century English George I Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Gesso and Carved Gilt Framed Mirror, English, 19th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Unique gesso and carved gilt frame of flowers and acanthus leaves with a beveled glass mirror. English, 19th century. Label on the reverse. Mirror of later date.
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Antique 1840s English Beaux Arts Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

Huge 18th Century Heraldic Armorial Plaster Gesso Gilt Lion
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A large scale heraldic gilt lion off naive depiction, constructed around a pine carcass with a thick hessian and plaster/gesso skin. The original gilt is beautifully faded, the pl...
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Antique 18th Century European Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Gesso, Plaster

Belle Époque Gilt Gesso Cushion Mirror circa 1900 with Open Fret Work
Located in Houston, TX
A double framed and double beveled gilt mirror with canted sides. A shell cartouche is centered at the top and the bottom of this lovely piece. Floral carvings and swags encircle th...
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Early 20th Century French Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

American Gilt Carved Wood and Gesso Perched Eagle, Circa 1830
Located in Charleston, SC
American gilt carved wood and gesso Eagle with extended wings perched on decorative acanthus floral motif, Early 19th century.  
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Antique 1830s American American Empire Animal Sculptures

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Gold Leaf

Pair of English Gilt Wood and Gesso Gadrooned Acanthus Wall Brackets. C. 1810
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of English gilt wood and gesso demi-lune wall brackets with a gadrooned molded edge and resting on a acanthus carved tapered base. Early 19th Century
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Antique 1810s English George III Wall Brackets

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Gesso, Giltwood

Pair of French Style Wall, Console or Pier Mirrors. Gilt Gesso and Wooden.
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of French Style Wall, Console or Pier Mirrors. Gilt Gesso and Wooden. These finely crafted oval mirrors set in a heavily carved wood and composition frame. Greg 1SXX/1XAX
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Late 20th Century Belle Époque Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Tall Italian Rococo Gilt Carved Wood & Gesso Wall Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
Over 4' tall, gilt carved wood and gesso vertical decorative wall mirror with a central beveled and round mirror.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso

Early 20th C. Antique French Gilt Mirror Floral Details Gesso & Carved Wood
Located in New York, NY
From early 20th century France, an elegant gold gilded gesso and carved wood mirror with intricate floral decorative details. Original mirror has attractive minor spotting and aging....
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Early 20th Century French Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso, Mirror

American Gilt Carved Wood and Gesso Spread Winged Eagle, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
American gilt carved wood and gesso eagle with extended wings grasping gilt rounded bar. Eagle was used for center decoration on drapery rod. Early 19th century.   
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Antique 1820s American American Empire Animal Sculptures

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Gesso, Wood, Giltwood

Etoile Side Table in Gesso and Gilt Lacquer by Elan Atelier
By Elan Atelier
Located in New York, NY
The Etoile side table is formed by an elegant sloping base in silver or gold leaf on lacquer, topped by an elegantly faceted and tapered octagonal top in either gesso or parchment. C...
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2010s European Modern Side Tables

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Gesso, Lacquer

Italian Empire Large Precisely Incised Gilt Gesso Wall Mirror Early 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Of rectangular form, gold leaf over gouache, slightly convex with a molded outer edge and a very detailed incised crossed diagonal pattern with punch-work in between the created loze...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

Greco Roman Style Carved Wood & Gesso Carved Faux-Marble and Gilt Columns, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A large pair of Greco-Roman style carved wood and gesso carved faux-marble and parcel-gilt architectural Corinthian columns. The slender carved walnut column resting on a square plin...
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20th Century French Greco Roman Architectural Elements

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Gesso, Wood

French Late Neoclassic Carved Giltwood and Gilt Gesso Mirror, Mid 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Of rectangular form and having a double molded interior with a slight cove and a single molded exterior edge, retaining its original mirror plate.
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Antique 1840s French Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

1920s Wood and Gesso Moorish Gilt Mirror
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1920s wood gilt Moorish mirror. The shell on top is made of gesso.
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Vintage 1920s Wall Mirrors

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Wood

  • 1920s Wood and Gesso Moorish Gilt Mirror
  • 1920s Wood and Gesso Moorish Gilt Mirror
  • 1920s Wood and Gesso Moorish Gilt Mirror
  • 1920s Wood and Gesso Moorish Gilt Mirror
H 43.5 in. W 26 in. D 1.75 in.
French Louis Philippe Silver Gilt and Gesso Beaded Mirror, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
French Louis Philippe silver gilt and gesso mirror with a carved molded edge frame, interior row of beading, original silvered glass, and retains the original wood backing, Early 19t...
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Antique 1820s French Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors

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Silver Leaf

Hand Carved Wood, Gesso and Gilt Mirror, Italy, circa 1880
Located in Miami, FL
Gorgeous monumental hand carved wooden mirror made of wood, gesso and gilt.
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Antique 1880s Italian Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

French Gilt Carved Wood and Gesso Floral Wall Mirror, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
French gilt carved wood and gesso wall mirror with a rope motif border, flanking floral corners, interior molded edge, and resting on molded rectangular plinths, Early 19th century.
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Antique 1820s French Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors

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Gold Leaf

18th Century Gilt and White Gesso Table with Painted Top Depicting Venus
Located in London, GB
A late Adam period work table depicting Venus and Neptune The slender gilt and white gesso decorated legs supporting a lockable oval tilt-top fitted with a mahogany-lined compart...
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Antique 18th Century English Adam Style Side Tables

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Glass, Paint, Wood, Gesso

Pair Parcel Gilt & Black Lacquer Plaster & Gesso Empire Style Urn Uplamps
Located in Chicago, IL
Cast plaster and gesso neoclassical or empire style double armed urn lamps in parcel gilt and black lacquer finish. The interior is fitted with a single socket for beautiful up light...
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Vintage 1950s American More Lighting

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Gold Leaf

Large and Ornate Giltwood and Gesso Mirror with Gilt Angels
Located in Houston, TX
Gilt angels decorate the crest of this mirror as they seemingly hold a circular crest of a woman and playful children. The sides of the mirror have a gilt draping which border the ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Giltwood

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