Period Federal Giltwood Convex Mirror with Hippocampus
Rare American Federal period giltwood convex mirror, the circular plate and reeded slip set within a boldly molded frame carved to appear like snake skin, surmounted by a carved laurel wreath and ribboned bow flanked by stylized leaves. The undermount, a fabulous fantasy of a carved hippocampus or sea horse.
Very faded label on back reads:Spencer, Crane & Co, No. 120 Broadway, New York, & Spencer, Gilman & Co, Hartford, Conn
- American Circa 1810
- Height: 34" | Width: 23" | Depth: 4"
- Item #7390
- Price: $9,600
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