27 November 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY
A REGENCY BROWN OAK AND HOLLY MIRROR
Attributed to George Bullock, 1817
With later rectangular plate in a moulded slip and plain frame, previously a cheval glass
45¼ x 31 in. (115 x 79 cm.)
Supplied to M. R. Boulton (d. 1842) and by descent to
Major Eustace Robb, Tew Park, Great Tew, Oxfordshire, sold Christie's house sale, 27-29 May 1987, lot 261.
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Four cheval glasses were invoiced in 1817 at £25 each, but Boulton later tried to return three (it is not clear whether they were ever taken back by Bullock). The one supplied for the 'Maroon & Buff Bedroom' was invoiced as '1 Oak Cheval Glass frame & Glass. Holly mouldings'.
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