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    Sale 5281

    The Sunday Sale

    9 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A REGENCY GILTWOOD COMPOSITION AND EBONISED CONVEX MIRROR

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY GILTWOOD COMPOSITION AND EBONISED CONVEX MIRROR
    Early 19th century
    Surmounted by an eagle with foliate scrolled surrounds, the reeded and ribbon moulded frame enclosing an ebonised slip and mirror plate, lacking apron mount, the reverse with the remnants of a paper label, '...... Frame Maker and Glass Grinder, No 136 Near Somerset House, Strand'
    40½ in. (103 cm.) high overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the maker of this mirror is John Bainbridge, 'Looking Glass Manufacturer' as listed in Robson's London Commercial Directory for the year 1823. We are grateful to John Bedford for this information.