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Federal Gilt-gesso Carved Mirror

Auction:
2308
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$4,500$4,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 19, 2006 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt-gesso Carved Mirror, Spencer and Gilman, Hartford, Connecticut, early 19th century, the molded and carved scroll cresting with floral rosettes centering a flower-filled urn above an applied shell and scrolled leafy device flanked by acanthus leaves, the glass below flanked by reeded engaged columns on rosette capitals and plinths, bears maker's label on backboard, (restoration), lg. 55, wd. 21 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Some regilding possible;

Keywords

leafy device, Connecticut, Acanthus, Capital, Rosette

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