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Rococo Walnut, Walnut Veneer, and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass

Auction:
2453
Lot:
1113
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2453
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 16, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Rococo Walnut, Walnut Veneer, and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass, northern Europe, late 18th century, the scrolled and pierced cresting centering an applied gilt-gesso device above the molded frame with gilt liner surrounding beveled glass, over shaped bracket, (imperfections), ht. 31 1/4, wd. 13 3/8 in.

Estimate $125-150

Crack through center of crrest, small veneer losses on frame, cracks and small veneer loss on pendant, glass old and probably original, probably original chamfered edge backboard.

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applied gilt-gesso device

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