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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    A MATCHED PAIR OF ITALIAN CREAM-PAINTED AND GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF ITALIAN CREAM-PAINTED AND GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each with rectangular plate in a moulded border framed by foliate arabesques with winged mythical female figures at each corner, the cresting with a lambrequined canopy issuing foliate swags, the apron with a pair of Ho-ho birds holding foliate swags in their beaks, one mirror with foliate arabesques at the sides, the other mirror with drapery above an urn with a satyr mask below, the sides of one mirror possibly originally with candle-branches, one mirror with fragmentary label dated 28 January 1847
    Approximately 77¼ x 53½ (196 x 136) (2)


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