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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 514

    A GEORGE I GILT-GESSO MIRROR

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE I GILT-GESSO MIRROR
    CIRCA 1720
    The later arched slightly shaped rectangular bevelled plate within a frame carved with strapwork and flowerheads on a pounced ground, with a scrolling part-gadrooned cresting centred by a rockwork clasp, the waved apron with a scallop shell, restorations to decoration, regilt, previously with candlearms
    47¾ in. x 21 in. (121 x 53.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Ralph Knight (d. 1768), for Langold, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, and thence by descent to his sister
    Elisabeth Knight, at Nettleworth, Notts, and to her son
    Henry Gally Knight, husband of Selina FitzHerbert, and to his son
    Henry Gally Knight (1786-1846), who bequeathed Nettleworth, together with the manors of Warsop and Sookholme, to his cousin
    Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Bt.