• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    A WILLIAM AND MARY SEAWEED MARQUETRY AND OYSTER-VENEERED MIRROR

    CIRCA 1690, THE CRESTING LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM AND MARY SEAWEED MARQUETRY AND OYSTER-VENEERED MIRROR
    CIRCA 1690, THE CRESTING LATER
    Decorated overall with panels of seaweed marquetry, later rectangular beveled plate, with paper label inscribed '942E' in back ink and remains of another paper label inscribed 'L Hood' in black ink on reverse
    50 in. (127 cm.) high, 26½ in. (67.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Acquired from H.W. Keil Ltd., London, 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. CLIFFORD AMBROSE TRUESDELL (LOT 68)