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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 281

    AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILTWOOD MIRROR

    CIRCA 1730, ORIGINALLY ARCHITECTURALLY FITTED, WITH CONSEQUENTIAL ALTERATIONS

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY LOUIS XV GILTWOOD MIRROR
    CIRCA 1730, ORIGINALLY ARCHITECTURALLY FITTED, WITH CONSEQUENTIAL ALTERATIONS
    The later rectangular divided plate beneath a shaped cresting centered by a ruffled shell issuing floral trails with rocaille-carved shoulders, within a foliate, C-scroll and incised frame, the base carved with further rocaille, refreshment to gilding
    55½ in. (141 cm.) high, 30½ in. (77.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby Park Bernet, New York, 20 October, 1979, lot 32.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 278-281)


    Literature

    F.J.B Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, vol. I, New York, 1966, pl. 90.