London, South Kensington
7 July 2004
A carved and gilded wood model of a raised hand with a mallet, probably a goldbeater's trade sign
The arm issuing above the elbow from drapery
20in. (50.8cm.) high
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See Graham Child, World Mirrors 1650-1900, Sotheby's Publications, London, 1990, page 35 for an illustration of this lot.
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Please note that the removeable section of wood which slots into the backplate is missing from the lot.
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