Lot 269: A NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR BY GEORG ANDREAS STEINHÄUSER, BREMEN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the rectangular mirror plate, in two sections, set within a frame applied with stylised leaves and sheaves of wheat, centred by a crown; with maker's label
A rare piece in good condition. There are some minor losses to the gilt surface, most notably on the right-side columns, as per catalogue photograph. The piece would greatly benefit from a light cleaning.
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Dimensions: 158cm. high, 84.5cm. wide; 5ft. 2¼in., 2ft. 9¼in.