Lot 317: A GERMAN BAROQUE CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR LATE 17TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: The rectangular plate within a conforming surround carved with acanthus scrolls and putti
This imposing mirror is in original condition, with marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There is heavy silvering throughout, and losses to the mirror glass. The original gilding is largely tarnished, with several accretion marks. There are minor cracks throughout and joining cracks on the inner rim corner. The piece would benefit from a clean and some attention.
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Dimensions: 124cm. high, 98cm. wide; 4ft. 1in., 3ft. 2½in.