14 September 2006
A GEORGE III GILTWOOD OVAL MIRROR
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The plate in a guilloche-moulded frame surmounted by a later foliate and wheatsheaf cresting, the sides with pendant foliage, the apron with pierced palmette, regilt, the reverse with label 'LEBRUN NO. 3903', the plate probably 18th century and resilvered
55 x 32 in. (140 x 81 cm.)
with Lebrun, 155, rue du Faubourg St Honoré, Paris.
Princesse d'Arenberg, 1, rue Brignole, Paris.
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