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    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A GOTHIC MIRROR AND A SET OF ELEVEN GREEN AND WHITE PAINTED GOTHIC DOORS

    LATE 20TH CENTURY, THE MIRROR DESIGNED BY JOHN FOWLER

    Price Realised  

    A GOTHIC MIRROR AND A SET OF ELEVEN GREEN AND WHITE PAINTED GOTHIC DOORS
    LATE 20TH CENTURY, THE MIRROR DESIGNED BY JOHN FOWLER
    Comprising: four different door sizes each combined in a fitted interior to a height of 115in. (292cm.), one vertical combination comprising: a long door and a small door above; another vertical combination comprising a long double door with a single small door above and two vertical combinations comprising a mid-sized door with a small door above and a small door below, two vertical door combinations hinged on the left, one vertical door combination hinged on the right and the double door combination hinged on the right, each door fitted with a lock and key; the overmantel mirror with rectangular overhanging moulded cavetto cornice above an arched vaulted open frieze above three rectangular plates divided by moulded uprights
    The long door: 79½in. (202cm.) high; the mid-size door: 54in. (137cm.) high; the small door: 35in. (89cm.) high; the smaller door: 23¾in. (60.5cm.) high; each door: 28½in. (72.5cm.) wide; the overmantel: 54in. (137cm.) high; 66in. (167.5cm.) wide; 11½in. (29cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The Gothic overmantel mirror acquired by John Fowler of Colefax and Fowler, London for Upper Terrace House, Upper Terrace, London.

    Ex-Christie's London: A View over Eaton Square, A Private Collection, lot 654