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Federal Giltwood Overmantel Mirror

Auction:
2974T
Lot:
1246
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 2974T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Giltwood Overmantel Mirror, first half 19th century, shaped pediment over spherules surmounting a band of foliage above triple-paneled beveled glazing, flanked by fluted Corinthian columns, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 64 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

minor chipping and wear to the re-gilt surfaces, most notably to the columns, the gilding appears not old with some sparkle to it. The glass is foggy and exhibits spots of emulsion loss.


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

Ancient Greek architecture, Architectural design, Architecture, Construction, Corinthian order

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