5 April 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 23,500
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A George III decorated pine oval mirror
In the manner of William Kent, with pierced cartouche shell cresting centered by a gourd shaped pod, inset with an oval plate and framed by a foliate border and surround with acanthus leaf scrolls with trailing fruit and flowers and paper scrolls to the sides and shell below
52½ (133.5cm) high, 23½in. (82.5cm.) wide,
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With similarities to mirrors in Geoffrey Will's English Looking Glasses, figs 56-59 p.85 and World Mirrors by Grapham Child fig III p.94.
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