14 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
A GEORGE II WALNUT AND PARCEL-GILT MIRROR
The swan's neck cresting centering a later basket of flowers, later mirror plate
56 in. (142 cm.) high, 29¼ in. (74 cm.) wide
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A closely related walnut mirror with the scrolled broken pediment centering a basket of flowers and formerly in the collection of Sir Norman Colville was sold at Christie's, London, 14 June 2001, lot 86.
Bought from Glenn Randall, Washington, D.C., in 1994.
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