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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A SET OF THREE LOUIS XVI SILVER AND SILVER-GILT MIRRORS, COMPRISING ONE LARGE MIRROR AND A PAIR OF SMALLER MIRRORS EN SUITE

    BY FRANCOIS-JOSEPH BAUDOUX, LILLE, 1776

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    A SET OF THREE LOUIS XVI SILVER AND SILVER-GILT MIRRORS, COMPRISING ONE LARGE MIRROR AND A PAIR OF SMALLER MIRRORS EN SUITE
    BY FRANCOIS-JOSEPH BAUDOUX, LILLE, 1776
    Each of rectangular shape, the mirror plates bordered by stepped moulding, the silver-gilt panels mounted with ribbon-tied and laurel framed oval cabochon reserves to the sides, and wrapping scrolling cartouches centred by further oval cabochons issuing laurel swags to upper and lower panels, with outer moulding, the reverse with oak construction, date letter F for 1776 and maker's mark for François-Joseph Baudoux, Lille, one mirror lacking its wooden back panel
    14¼ in. (36.5 cm.) x 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) and 12½ in. (32 cm.) x 10¼ in. (26 cm.)


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    The title for this lot should read 'A SET OF THREE LOUIS XVI SILVER AND GILT-METAL MIRRORS, COMPRISING ONE LARGE MIRROR AND A PAIR OF SMALLER MIRRORS EN SUITE' and not as stated in the catalogue.