The oval ebonized and parcel-gilt frame with cornice and finial, and square mirrors. Circa 1870 36 inches high, 19 inches wide The brass candle receptacles protrude 9-10 inches from frame. Minor restoration
The once interconnecting solid mahogany finely carved wood sections showing cherubs and lions masks and floral scrolling. They are of contintental origins, were most likely interior sections of crown molding, and are of considerable weight. One section has damage to both feet of cherubs, but not of a highly noticeable determent. (visible in photos) 55" x 8" x 3' Late 19th century.
An unusual gold coiled rope work box with gilt winged solid and banded agate backed bees entering the hive. Set on a square onyx base with like feet. Interior lined, and the petitioned lid may have had inserts? Fine condition The hive 5.50 inches in diameter and 6.50 inches high.