• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    A GEORGE II GILTWOOD PIER GLASS

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II GILTWOOD PIER GLASS
    CIRCA 1750
    The central rectangular bevelled plate surrounded by smaller border plates and with a ho-ho bird and flowering basket cresting, regilt, the plates later
    93½ x 44½ in. (237.5 x 113 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 19 June 1981, lot 77, where aquired by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN