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Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror

Auction:
2349
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror, probably New England, c. 1820, the molded cornice with applied balls above a frieze centering a trumpeting angel and an eglomise tablet showing a mother seated in a Windsor chair pointing out letters in a primer to a standing child, with mirror below, flanked by engaged columns with acanthus leaves, (minor imperfections), lg. 43 3/4, wd. 24 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Windsor, Windsor chair , New England, Acanthus

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