EARLY 19TH CENTURY FEDERAL PERIOD TABERNACLE EGLOMISE MIRROR BY JOHN DOGGETT - ROXBURY, MA
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With our highest compliments we're proud to offer for sale this exceptional and rare early 19th century Federal period eglomise reverse painted gilt mirror by John Doggett of Roxbury, MA. This mirror is in exceptional condition with only the most minimal of gilt loss. The mirror has 15 tabernacle balls along the cornice with shallow incised carved floral designs. The center eglomise panel depicts a New England church / school house on a powder blue and smoke white field surrounded by gilt bunches of grapes. The glass is flanked by convex columns decorated with a crisp spiral rope carving. Numerous repeated incised carvings further the overall congruity of the glass. The mirror is 20 1/2" wide x 34 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" deep at the cornice. The painted panel measures 12 1/2" x 7". The glass measures 12 1/2" x 21 1/2".