21 January 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 21,850
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A pair of grey-painted and parcel-gilt oval mirrors,
decorated with egg-and-dart, beaded and foliate mouldings, the central oval plate bordered by marginal plates, with honeysuckle and opposed C-scroll carvings, the acanthus-carved cresting above a similar apron, minor losses
-- 39in. (99cm.) wide, 60in. (152.5cm.) high (2)
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The Right Honourable Viscountess Torrington, Yotes Court, Mereworth, Kent.
Sold Messrs. Foster, Yotes Court, The Contents of the Mansion, October 1923, lot 431, #46.4s.
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