Antique over mantel mirror with original glass

Turkish over mantel mirror from Istanbul.
This character mirror was taken from an old house in Istanbul.
Combination of wood and plaster it has had light restoration but only a little so not to spoil its story and past.
Has lovely detail on the crest with moulded flowers, leaves and ribbons.
The glass is original, mirror is original and over the years has developed a wonderful distressing character.
It can be leant but comes with brass wire twine for wall mounting.
It weighs 15kg so will need a solid wall.
Height 90cm
Width 100cm
Depth of wooden frame 6cm but the crest protrudes approx 12cm
Retail £475
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Wooden Ottoman mirror with original glass

For sale Turkish mirror from Istanbul.
This delightful mirror is believed to have been made bespoke by Armenian craftsmen in the Konya region of Turkey, but was last hung in an old residential property in Istanbul.
Over 100 years old, it retains its original mirror which has developed characterful distressing.
Made of wood it can be leant or hung and comes with wire twine from its last hanging.
This mirror is very original and very unique.
Height 89cm
Width 49cm
Depth 2cm
Retail £525
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Bosporus mirror with original glass

We are now offering a new line of limited original antique mirrors. We have forsale a  tall grand genuine  ottoman antique mirror from Istanbul artisan craftsmen oldtechnique 1800
Just as much at home in #residential setting as it would be in #commercial.
This stunning mirror was taken from a residential yalı home on the Bosporus in Istanbul.
Estimated as being made in early #1800’s #bespoke for this property’s #hallway. A unique mirror the likes of which will never be seen again.
The mirror is a rare original mercury mirror with beautiful natural distressing. Although still highly reflective it has a wonderful glitter sparkle effect when the light hits it at certain angles that only comes from old mercury #mirrors.
The frame has been painted over the years which adds to its #story. The layers have cracked leaving a beautiful #patina.
There has been minor restoration to the frame but this does not distract from its #history.
This mirror weighs 40kg so the suggested use is floor standing securing the top to the wall. However there are mirror brackets out there that will support it but a solid wall is a must.
Retail £1150
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