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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 145

    A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II GILTWOOD MIRROR
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular original bevelled plate in a bead-and-reel border, the open arched cresting centred by a cartouche on a gadrooned plinth, the frieze with a shell flanked by foliage, the sides with ribbon-twist with interspersed husks, above a shaped apron with foliate scrolls centred by a shell, the reverse with pencil inscription 'Left of Cabinet facing Drawing Room', regilt, the cartouche on the cresting possibly replaced
    57 x 26¼ in. (145 x 67 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1982, lot 29.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 143-145)