London, South Kensington
25 September 2012
AN EARLY VICTORIAN GILTWOOD OVERMANTEL MIRROR
IN THE MANNER OF CHIPPENDALE, MID-19TH CENTURY
The pierced scrolling foliate and rocaille frame enclosing an associated mirror plate, re-gilt
78¼ in. (198.5 cm.) high; 59¼ in. (150.5 cm.) wide
Lady Lucas, Wrest Park, Christie's, London, Historical portraits pictures & drawings, The property of Lady Lucas removed from Wrest Park, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, 16 November 1917 , lot 105 for 141. 15.0 [135gns]
Mrs Arthur James decd., Christie's London, 15 October 1948, lot 127, described "In elaborately carved gilt frame", for 31.10.0 [30gns].
Philip Grantham Yorke, 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-1974), from whom acquired by the present vendor.
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This frame originally surrounded a Portrait of Lady Amabel Yorke, afterwards Countess de Grey, After Sir J. Reynolds, P.R.A. formerly at Wrest Park, Bedforshire.
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