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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    A GEORGE I CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR

    CIRCA 1725, THE COAT-OF-ARMS ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR
    Circa 1725, the coat-of-arms associated
    The later bevelled plate surmounted by a shaped cresting, the gesso carved in low relief with scrolling floral and foliate motifs on a punched ground and centred by a coat-of-arms headed by a carved helm, the angles with inward looking carved eagle's heads, below a shaped apron with central scallop-shell and scrolled angles, restorations and replacements to the gesso and gilding
    52¾ in. (134 cm.) high; 31½ in. (80 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Mallett, London.