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Antique Glass Illustrated Mirror

A beautiful and unusual mirror made with antique hand silvered glass and a one-off drawing, with a hand painted black Dutch oval frame.

£120.00

Size(s):

The internal mirror measures 31 cm x 41cm and 58cm x 48cm as a whole.

SKU: HCM012 Category:

A beautiful and unusual mirror made with antique hand silvered glass and a one-off drawing, with a hand painted black Dutch oval frame.

This stunning mirror is a beautiful one-off. The printed glass has been silvered by a local mirror makers, creating a visual combination of art and reflection. The hand-silvered glass creates a beautiful bohemian look to add drama and intrigue to any room, whilst also adding light and space with the mirrored glass. This image has been drawn by myself and depicts a beautiful Edwardian lady within an abundant garden echoing vintage overtones to complement your decor.

This mirror has been designed as a one-off and it has been drawn, hand-printed and hand-silvered.

The mirror is antique hand silvered glass and the frame is solid wood with plaster relief detail and is in the Dutch oval style. This is a stunning ornate vintage style hand painted and finished mirror. The frame has a rectangular external shape which is dramatically offset with a beautiful internal oval aperture. The rectangular external shape features a fluted decorative edging which is then enhanced by a floral plaster relief detail that cascades beautifully over the woodwork decorating the carved oval aperture

This is a very unusual and exclusive mirror; it is the result of a unique collaboration between artist and craftsman. The process initially begun with a drawing we created of an Edwardian lady we painstakingly drew this image and then applied it to the glass by hand. The drawing has then been silvered by hand by the top antique mirror makers in the country, using their expertise in traditional silvering methods. This hand silvering results in the glass having a foxed patina effect which complements the unfurling lines of the original design. We have worked as a designer for over ten years for many high street brands while also running an artisan mirror makers in the historic city of Bath. We have combined my talents in drawing and making, to create this stunning hand silvered piece which combines art with functionality

Materials:

The mirror itself is top quality Pilkington’s glass which is renowned for being the best type of mirror you can buy. The board that holds it in place is high quality hardboard which is taped in with framers' tape and brads are fired by hand to hold the board securely in place.

The frame is a solid wood superstructure with some areas being carved wood and the more decorative sections are made of plaster and plaster composite.

Size(s):

The internal mirror measures 31 cm x 41cm and 58cm x 48cm as a whole.