Midd 18th century style American silhouette mirror in laburnum

Midd 18th century style American silhouette mirror in laburnum


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Laburnum, Elm, Bevel edge mirror, Oil, Wax


Chippendale country mirrors like this were made circa 1750 they were made mainly using mahogany oak or pine. This mirror has been made using laburnum a timber rarely used by furniture makers other than for turnings. The mirror has a bevel edge the moulding surrounding it is in elm. With fret sawn silhouette shaped sides,a picture of the original from Carlisle Massachusetts can be seen in The book written by Russell Hawes Kettrell page 203 called The Pine Furniture of New England .
The finish is oil and wax.

Height. 26 1/2 inches. 67cm
Width. 16 1/4 inches. 41.5 cm

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This item would have to be collected or courier delivery for £25 to England and Wales

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5 out of 5 stars

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Emily McVeigh 14 Dec, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
This is my second purchase from Les and I am as delighted with it as I was with the first piece. The burr oak is exquisite and the design and craftsmanship is superb. Communication excellent as always, extremely carefully packaged and very prompt delivery. It will be treasured - thank you so much.

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piersg 12 Oct, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Fair value for a nicely designed item. Fantastic communication from the seller/maker, well packaged and quickly delivered.

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Emily 05 Sep, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
An outstanding piece of craftsmanship, exquisitely made from beautiful wood, excellent service and regular communication, very prompt delivery. Thank you very much

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gregormackay1 04 Sep, 2018

5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely beautiful, high quality item. Stunning. Les went out of his way to ensure a safe, quick and affordable delivery. Constant contact. Best seller I’ve ever dealt with and an incredible maker.

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