• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    A MATCHED PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Each with oval mirror plate, within a moulded ribbon-tied frame wrapped with scrolling foliage, the cresting centred by an acanthus spray and flanked by trailing swags of flowers, the base centred by a cabochon clasp, differences in carving, regilt, possibly originally picture frames
    Each 32.5 in. (81 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 2¾ in. (7 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 17 November 1979, lot 447. Dr Anton C.R. Dreesman (inventory no. D-96), Christie's, London, 10 April 2002, lot 271.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN