Lot 266: TWO SIMILAR MASSACHUSETTS FEDERAL CARVED GILT-WOOD AND EGLOMISE MIRRORS.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: One with rectangular mirror plate within double reeded columns, centering a ropetwist element, beneath an eglomise panel with an urn issuing flowering stems, the outset cornice mounted with spherules. Retaining a paper label of "Cermenati & Benarda," Salem, Mass. The labeled example 45 inches x 30 inches. The second example 46 inches x 31 inches.Provenance: L.E. Bradley; Collection of Benjamin Hewitt.