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THE DERBY FAMILY CLASSICAL GILTWOOD GIRANDOLE MIRROR
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THE DERBY FAMILY CLASSICAL GILTWOOD GIRANDOLE MIRROR

ENGLISH OR AMERICAN, CIRCA 1810

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THE DERBY FAMILY CLASSICAL GILTWOOD GIRANDOLE MIRROR
ENGLISH OR AMERICAN, CIRCA 1810
43 in. high, 34 in. wide
Provenance
Elias Hasket Derby Family, Salem, Massachusetts
By descent to Sarah Derby, until 1989
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
Literature
Israel Sack, Inc., American Antiques from the Israel Sack Collection, vol. IX, no. P6151, p. 2531.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Neo-Classicism In America: Inspiration and Innovation (New York, 1991), no. 44, p. 67.
Tom Armstrong, Amy Coes, Ella Foshay, and Wendell Garrett, An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts (New York, 2001), pp. 22, 211.
Exhibited
Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, 1970-88.
New York, Hirschl & Adler, Neo-Classicism in America: Inspiration and Innovation, 27 April - 7 June 1991.
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Lot Essay

The mate to this grand convex mirror can be found in the collection of The Portland Museum of Art (1984.351). The museum attributes their mirror to John Doggett (1780-1857), a clock case, frame and mirror maker from Roxbury, Massachusetts. This pair of mirrors is thought to have been first owned by descendants of Elias Hasket Derby, the renowned merchant of late eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts.

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