12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A RUSSIAN 'RETOUR D'EGYPTE' ORMOLU-MOUNTED, VERRE ÉGLOMISÉ AND MAHOGANY MIRROR
CIRCA 1800-1820, LATER FURTHER MOUNTED
Of rectangular shape with triangular pediment fitted with a verre églomisé panel depicting Egyptomania figures within a beaded border above star motifs, the glazed panel within conforming beaded border and flowerheads to the angles flanked by tapering pilasters headed by masks, with Pietro Accorsi trade label numbered '383'
54¾ in. (139 cm.) high; 35¾ in. (91 cm.) wide
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With Pietro Accorsi, Turin.