• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 304

    A PAIR OF GEORGE I GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    CIRCA 1720

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE I GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    CIRCA 1720
    Each with an arched rectangular central bevelled plate, within a beaded surround, the side plates applied with floral-carved decoration, the shaped cresting centred by a rosette flanked by floral sprays and foliate volutes, regilt, originally with candlebranches, the plates probably original and resilvered, two upright border plates replaced
    40¾ in. x 21½ in. (103.5 cm. x 54.5 cm.) and 41 in. x 21¾ in. (104 cm. x 55.5 cm.), respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 15 November 1996, lot 12.