• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 152

    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED SILVERED 'MECCA' MIRRORS

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN GILT-VARNISHED SILVERED 'MECCA' MIRRORS
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    Each with pierced c-scroll cresting with foliate and rockwork borders enclosing marginal mirror plates, one mirror with cracked mirror plates
    Each 88 in. (224 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide (2)


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    Provenance

    Paramount Pictures film, 'Slightly Scarlet' (1930).
    The Collection of Paramount Pictures, Christie's, New York, 16 December 1989, lot 104.
    Christie's, New York, 14 September 1995, lot 394.