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    Sale 7540

    A House on the Wiltshire Downs

    6 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A PAIR OF NORTH GERMAN BAROQUE GILTWOOD MIRRORS

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF NORTH GERMAN BAROQUE GILTWOOD MIRRORS
    CIRCA 1730
    Of large size, each arched rectangular bevelled plate surmounted by an acanthus finial, the base with scrolled acanthus centre and sides, the smaller mirror with paper label inscribed 'N. 21', and inscribed '43-10-286', the larger inscribed '43-10-286' and inscribed 'VAR', variations in size and carving
    The larger mirror 70½ in. (179 cm.) high; 44 in. (112 cm.) wide
    The smaller mirror 68 in. (173 cm.) high; 43 in. (109 cm.) wide (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Aranda, Mexico City by the Countess Xavier de Polignac.
    Sold Christie's New York, 31st March 2000, lot 398.