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Lot 4: ITALIAN BAROQUE GILTWOOD MIRROR 18TH CENTURY 127cm wide, 144cm high
October 4, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ITALIAN BAROQUE GILTWOOD MIRROR
the rectangular mirror plate within a foliate carved frame and margin plates, surmounted by cresting of mermaids, C-scrolls, fruit and flowers, the reverse bearing Leeds City Art Gallery & Temple Newsom House exhibition loan label dated 1948
127cm wide, 144cm high
- margin plates cracked in 3 places
- mirror plate generally ok with a few minor spots and blemishes
- a few losses to the leaf mouldings
- some losses to gilt and gesso throughout
- gilt surface appears to be original
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