Surmounted by a spread-winged eagle on a rockery.
American or English,
Possibly Boston, circa 1825

Having a circular frame with tubular framing device and reeded and ebonized liner around a convex mirror plate surmounted by a rockery and spread-winged eagle, flaked by foliate decoration and four candle arms and having an elaborate carved foliate pendant.

Measure: H: 45″ D: 26″ frame. / candle arms: 32″.

Condition: Excellent: retaining almost all of its original gilding, with minor restorations. Bobeche are likely replacements.

Some girandole mirrors were made in America and this one relates closely to one illustrated on the label of gilder, mirror and frame maker, John Doggett of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

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