6 March 2008
A PAIR OF NORTH GERMAN BAROQUE GILTWOOD MIRRORS
Of large size, each arched rectangular bevelled plate surmounted by an acanthus finial, the base with scrolled acanthus centre and sides, the smaller mirror with paper label inscribed 'N. 21', and inscribed '43-10-286', the larger inscribed '43-10-286' and inscribed 'VAR', variations in size and carving
The larger mirror 70½ in. (179 cm.) high; 44 in. (112 cm.) wide
The smaller mirror 68 in. (173 cm.) high; 43 in. (109 cm.) wide (2)
Acquired from Aranda, Mexico City by the Countess Xavier de Polignac.
Sold Christie's New York, 31st March 2000, lot 398.
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