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Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror

Auction:
2198
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$999$850

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror, probably New England, 1820-25, the molded acanthus leaf cornice with applied balls above a frieze of pineapples flanked by rosettes above the half-engaged columns, the tablet showing a child with red shoes above the mirrored glass, regilded, ht. 33, wd. 20 in.
Estimate $400-600

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New England