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Pair of George II Gilt-gesso Mirrors

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of George II Gilt-gesso Mirrors, England, first half 18th century, swan's neck cresting with cartouche, mirror surround of stylized leaves, scroll base with three-feather decoration at center, ht. 46, wd. 24 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Losses to gilt, areas of silver loss, crack in the top of one crest.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Arts, Cartouche, Cresting, Gesso, Ornaments, Scroll, Visual arts

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