• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 454

    A Swedish parcel-gilt and ebonized mirror

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Swedish parcel-gilt and ebonized mirror
    Second quarter 19th Century
    The rectangular plate within an egg-and-dart frame surmounted by a rectangular panel depicting a gouache with Roman figures, flanked by two carved Egyptian busts
    134 cm. high x 50 cm. wide


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    For a comparable mirror see Graham Child, World Mirrors, 1650-1900, London, 1990, p. 315.

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