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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 254

    AN IRISH GEORGE III GILTWOOD MIRROR

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IRISH GEORGE III GILTWOOD MIRROR
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular plate in a pierced foliate and C-scroll surround, with a concave moulded pediment hung with lambrequins, the sides with swags of flowers and fruit, the plate a 19th century replacement
    58 x 36½ in (148 x 93 cm.)


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    The romantic Gothic castle at Luttrellstown is one of the finest demesnes in Ireland. The house and estate were bought by Ernest Guinness for his daughter Aileen Plunket, who from the 1950s, along with the inspired decorating skills of Felix Harbord, transformed its interiors.

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    Provenance

    The Hon. Mrs. Aileen Plunket, Luttrellstown Castle, Clonsilla, Co. Dublin, sold Christie's house sale, 26-28 September 1983, lot 219, where bought by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY