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NeoClassical Gilt Gesso Mirror

Auction:
2255
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

NeoClassical Gilt Gesso Mirror, probably New England, c. 1810-1815, the molded and beaded cornice above an eglomise tablet showing a boy chasing a butterfly in an arch with a blue and white sponged border and the mirror below flanked by half engaged columns with acanthus leaf capitals, (minor imperfections), ht. 37, wd. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

New England, Acanthus, Capital

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