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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 83

    A PALMWOOD MIRROR

    POSSIBLY FLEMISH, MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PALMWOOD MIRROR
    POSSIBLY FLEMISH, MID 19TH CENTURY
    Carved with the beheading of John the Baptist and with Salome presents the head of John the Baptist to Herodias in a beaded border, flanked by stiff leaf foliage amongst masks, fruits and surmounted by an Evangelist in Roman arch and a band with text, another text band below, both indistinct inscribed, the reverse similarly carved, centered by a mirror plate, and surmounted by a female figure in Roman arch and a text band above and below the mirror
    13 cm. wide


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the date in the second line of the printed catalogue should read MID-19TH CENTURY