• 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 50

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND ETCHED GLASS MIRROR

    VENICE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND ETCHED GLASS MIRROR
    VENICE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    With a canopy carved crest above an oval relief of an emperor above a shaped frame, the outer plates etched with additional portait reliefs and classical gods and trophies, with paper labels to the reverse, possibly originally with feet to the base and possibly incorporating earlier engraved glass panels
    88 in. (223.5 cm.) high, 44½ in. (113 cm.) wide


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