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Early C19th Regency Period Mahogany Framed Robing Mirror Or ‘psyche’ Of Large Proportions.


£1,450 | $1,975 USD | €1,699 EUR
Item Number: SA747147
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 56 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Early C19th Regency period mahogany framed robing mirror or ‘Psyche’ of large proportions.
Turned mahogany-framed dressing mirror raised on a ‘cheval’ type base of shaped sabre leg supports fitted with original square cast brass box castors and wheels . The elaborately turned frame with shaped acorn-type finials and united by twin turned lateral bars to the base and one to the top of the frame , providing strength and stability. The mahogany supports having a wide gentle sweep , again providing excellent stability.
The original mercury-silvered mirror plate in a mahogany cross-grained edge frame . The sides fitted with finely-cast gilt brass adjustable knobs or stays , with rosette detail . The brass screw-in knobs on gilded brass plates and fitted with original turned mahogany ‘washers’ to grip the frame and allow precise and stable adjustment of the mirror angle .
The mirror frame having original mahogany multi-panelled back , unusually fitted with 3 original miniature brass rings to the top bar , which can be pulled up to release the back panel from the frame , perhaps providing a ‘secret’ compartment behind the plate.
In excellent dry , fresh-to-market untouched condition.
A large and well-proportioned dressing or robing mirror to add period style glamour and elegance to a bedroom or dressing room .
H 76”
W 33”
D 30”
The mirror frame 48” x 27”
England c. 1820
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 2011


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Regency.


Height = 185 cm (72.8")
Width = 82 cm (32.3")
Depth = 75 cm (29.5")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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