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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    A NORTH EUROPEAN GILTWOOD AND EBONISED MIRROR

    CIRCA 1770, PROBABLY SWEDISH

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN GILTWOOD AND EBONISED MIRROR
    CIRCA 1770, PROBABLY SWEDISH
    The rectangular bevelled plate in a beaded and guilloche frame surmounted by a sunflower paterae hung with laurel swags, with laurel swagged apron, the gilding refreshed
    37 x 25½ in. (94 x 64.5 cm.)


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    The shape of the frame and the apron hung with laurel swags of this mirror is similar to one signed by Carl Corssar (1753-1827), mirrormaker of Stockholm, illustrated in Sylvén and Welander-Berggren, Speglar, Spegelmakare & Fabrikörer i Sverige, Stockholm, 2000, p. 109.

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