Lot 1277: A SWEDISH SIMULATED PORPHYRY VERRE ÉGLOMISÉ AND CARVED GILTWOOD NEO-CLASSICAL MIRROR GUSTAVIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
In overall very good conserved condition, The colour of the faux porphyry is slightly darker and the gilding is more golden and attractive than in the catalogue photograph. The bead and reel border on the edge has some minor sections missing as visible from the catalogue photograph eg. 11cm, 6cm and 5cm in length but this can easily be restored.
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Provenance: Acquired from Mallett Antiques, London.
Dimensions: 123cm. high, 85.5cm. wide; 3ft. 4½in., 2ft. 9¾in.
Literature: Mallett at Bourdon House, 2002, illustrated p. 50.