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Prince Eugen Alexander von Thurn und Taxis.
Mrs. Wakefield Saunders, 2 Hyde Park Gardens, London W2 and by descent.
Christie's, London, 12 June 2003, lot 1111, where acquired by the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Law, Foulsham & Cole, Ltd., 1928 Inventory of 2 Hyde Park Gardens, London W2, Dining-Room, 'A SEVENTEENTH CENTURY GILT WOOD WALL MIRROR - 60 in. high and 44 in. wide. Pierced and finely carved with scrolls, musical instruments, flowers, foliage and shell ornament and surmounted by a coat-of-Arms having lion supporters with coronet above and flanked with reclining figures of cherubs holding scroll labels on either side; fitted with a mirror panel 33½ x 27 in. This mirror is one of a pair. £200-0-0'. Drawing Room, ditto description.