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    Posted 6 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    I picked it up only to reflect light in the dim basement and reflect the antiques theme.

    The mirror itself is in poor shape, with someone having made it "Shabby Chic" (which I hate) at some point. The original paint acts like the old leaded paint at my other house and has a brown "cracked" paint over it.

    The back is tacked on with an old rough-planed board over it. The eye-bolts appear to be quite vintage too.

    The frame is simple with an arch, some incises, and a floral relief (which appears to be carved from one piece of wood).

    The back of the mirror is not painted. The glass is smooth and very thick. Even for a mirror, it is quite heavy.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      I see you Spiritbear!!
    2. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      Sean, this is about the mirror! :P
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      I know its about the mirror !! does hurt to say hello!!
    4. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      Oh it does, huh? :P
      You know I don't bite.
    5. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      This is definitely a 'forced' job about it...I personally wouldn't call it 'shabby chic'. Was probably a very nice piece at one time...hey, as long as it does it's job, then it's all good right?!
    6. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      It's a decent piece under the old and new paint.
    7. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      In my opinion Spirit, the crackled paint adds so much character. I like it as is :-)
    8. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      It has to go. LOL.

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