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Antique 1840s Federalist Cornucopia Eagle Giltwood Gesso Mirror

Regular price $2,200.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $2,200.00 USD
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This 1840s rare Cornucopia Federalist Eagle Mirror, acquired from a historic estate in Norfolk, VA, which boasts a home dating back to the colonial period of America, is truly exceptional. Its unique cornucopia shape, crowned with an intricately detailed, three-dimensional perched eagle, immediately captures the essence of the Federalist era.

Crafted with a gesso overlay on wood and adorned with giltwood, this mirror has gracefully weathered 183 years of time, retaining its structural integrity despite some minor gesso cracking—a testament to its enduring quality. The presence of a gold sticker from Newman Galleries, located at 1625 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, adds a touch of provenance to this remarkable piece. While the paper on the back bears the expected signs of age, it serves as a testament to the mirror's longevity.

In addition to its historical allure, the mirror features a distinct silvering that accentuates its age and character. To refresh its appearance, it has been gently painted with antique gold paint, enhancing its overall finish while preserving its authenticity.

To ensure its safe arrival, this mirror will be delivered via private white glove transport, providing the care and attention it rightfully deserves.

This extraordinary find is a testament to both collectors and decorators seeking something truly special. Its impeccable condition, given its remarkable age, and its rich historical heritage make it a piece that transcends time. Embrace the spirit of the Federalist era and the enduring legacy of American craftsmanship with this exceptional Cornucopia Federalist Eagle Mirror.

Dimensions: 24 in. W x 24 in. H x 8 in. D