• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    A SILVER-GILT REPOUSSÉ MIRROR FRAME

    TURKEY OR THE BALKANS, CIRCA 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER-GILT REPOUSSÉ MIRROR FRAME
    TURKEY OR THE BALKANS, CIRCA 17TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, the front gilt and decorated with floral scrolls between dotted lines and further floral arabesques, the reverse slightly rounded, with confronted lions and birds against cypresses on foliage with birds and hares, this mirrored composition framed by a double band of floral scrolls, the repoussé decoration on dotted ground, the silver sheets nailed to a wooden core, one suspension loop and chain at top, minor splits and knocks, dirt encrustation
    13 7/8 x 11 5/8in. (35 x 29.7cm.)


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