• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 866

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    LATE 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY EMILIA

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    LATE 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY EMILIA
    Elaborately-carved, each with a rectangular later plate within a ribbon-tied leaf-wrapped surround flanked by winged putti, the cresting centred by a foliate-headed putto mask flanked by C-scrolls and laurel swags, the apron conformingly-carved and centred by a cartouche-shaped mirror plate, possibly conceived as picture frames
    44 x 31½ in. (112 x 80 cm.) (2)


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