24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A GEORGE II GILTWOOD AND GILT-GESSO MIRROR
SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The rectangular plate in a bead-and-reel border, the open arched cresting centred by a cartouche on a plinth, the frieze with a shell flanked by foliage, the shaped apron centred by a shell, flanked at each corner by a scroll enclosing a flowerhead, regilt, the plate probably original but resilvered
52½ x 26¾ in. (133.5 x 68 cm.)
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Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1982, lot 40.
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