24 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
THREE MAHOGANY TOILET MIRRORS
EARLY, MID AND LATE 19TH CENTURY
Comprising; a mirror with a shaped platform base; a mirror with a compartmented base, labelled to the underside '... Gothic Room 62', lacking back foot and one finial; and a mirror with a shield shaped mirror, stamped to the underside with the three Murray stars (mullets) and labelled '... Gothic Room 62', repairs to legs
35½ in. (90 cm.); and similar (3)
The shield-shaped mirror possibly Kenwood House, London.
Removed to Scone Palace prior to the auction at Kenwood in 1922.
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The underside of one mirror is branded with the three Murray mullets which may have been used as an indentifying device for items at Kenwood House, London.
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