18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A GEORGE III GILTWOOD MIRROR
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The rectangular later plate in a pierced rockwork frame with canted C-scroll corners, the cresting with a bell flanked by C-scrolls under a foliate canopy with a pearled finial, the sides with trailing foliage flanking fluted pilasters above two circular pagodas, the apron with a confronted C-scroll cartouche enclosing foliage, regilt
51½ x 26 in. (131 x 66 cm.) deep
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Acquired from Frank R Shaftoe, Harrogate, 14 September 1954.
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