24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A GILT-GESSO MIRROR
PARTS PROBABLY EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Each with a bevelled oval central plate cut with scrolls with a socket for a branch, surmounted by a shell and foliage cresting
42 in. (107 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide
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The design of this mirror relates to a set of four Queen Anne mirrors, attributed to John Gumley recently sold, Simon Sainsbury, The Creation of an English Arcadia, Chrsitie's, London, 18th June 2008, lot 200.
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