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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 406

    AN ITALIAN CREAM AND BLUE-PAINTED CARVED OVERMANTEL MIRROR

    18TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN CREAM AND BLUE-PAINTED CARVED OVERMANTEL MIRROR
    18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The arched plate flanked by scrolled foliage, fruit and garlands with a winged angel at both top corners, the cresting with a dove perched on a flowerhead, adapted, originally conceived as part of a boiserie
    57½ x 52 in. (146 x 132 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sir Philip Shelbourne, Myles Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire (+); Christie's house sale, 25-26 October 1993, lot 272.