• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    A PAIR OF DANISH GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF DANISH GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    CIRCA 1760
    With pierced asymmetrical cresting and a stippled ground with ruffles and foliage surrounding a later divided beveled mirror plate, regilt
    71 in. (180.5 cm.) high, 30½ in. (77.5 cm.) wide (2)


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    An almost identical pair of giltwood mirrors is illustrated in G. Child, World Mirrors, London, 1990, p.300, fig. 689.

    Provenance

    By repute, the manor house of Stoovringgaard, Denmark.
    Bought from Arne Schlesch, New York, in 1993.