Huge, Spectacular antique English William Comyns hallmarked sterling silver & green velvet 18 3/4” tall vanity or boudoir mirror with ornate rococo style pierced or reticulated silver facade, original thick beveled mirror inset and easel stand back! William Comyns, who, with his sons Charles and Richard, worked as master goldsmiths in London between 1860 and 1930, is one of only 5 or 6 top acclaimed masters of his time. If you know silver, you already know Wm. Comyns is a museum-quality maker whose work doubles, triples and more, the prices of most silversmiths of that era. To find such a gorgeous & LARGE example of their earlier work is wonderful - to find it on ebay and not Sotheby's - sublime! Rare to find, don’t miss it!
Very good condition, age considered. As you can see, there is extensive loss to the velvet’s nap and there are a few tears or spots of wear through the fabric along the edges (shown in the images). There may be one or two tiny screws that hold the sterling to the frame missing, a slight dent, dimple or two. The silver portion was removed and polished to a high shine so that won’t need to be done for quite some time, especially if you use those silver polish wipes intermittently. A few small dark spots and some discoloration to the silvering on the thick beveled mirror but rare to find one with that intact, beautifully shaped, heavy and with a thick bevel. See pictures for all measurements.