16 September 1999
A VICTORIAN PINE AND PLASTER OVERMANTEL MIRROR
The arched divided plate with herm supports beneath a canopy of alternating palmette and acanthus foliate panels, with protruding arched moulding and with laurel-wreath spandrels to the top corners, lacking the left corner moulding, the reverse inscribed in chalk 'SAL'
81 in. x 68 in. (207 cm. x 173 cm.)
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