26 October 2004
A Louis XV style ormolu-mounted mahogany cheval mirror
Attributed to François Linke, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
The glazed swing-mirror within a serpentine frame surmounted scrolling foliage, on dual scrolled supports joined by a wavy stretcher
70½ in. (179.1 cm.) high; 35½ in. (90.2 cm.) wide
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Another example of this model cheval mirror, or Psyché, sold these rooms, 23 April 2004, lot 123 ($5,975).
For a note on Linke, please see lot 316.
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