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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 321

    A PAIR OF DANISH MAHOGANY AND GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    CIRCA 1800-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF DANISH MAHOGANY AND GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    CIRCA 1800-1820
    Each with a rectangular canted bevelled later plate, surmounted by an urn issuing foliage and swags flanked by cornucopia issuing berried foliage, the apron with a leopard's mark and drapery swags, the reverse of one inscribed in red chalk 'NEW LIBRARY CENTRE'
    Each mirror: 56 x 28 in. (142 x 71 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Major-General Sir George Burns, North Mymms Park, Hertfordshire; Christie's house sale, 24-26 September 1979, lot 143.