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Gilt and Black-painted Split Baluster Mirror

Auction:
2468
Lot:
719
Sold for:
$148$125

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Gilt and Black-painted Split Baluster Mirror, New England, c. 1830, the eglomise and polychrome tablet showing a compote of fruit, (imperfections), ht. 28 7/8, wd. 12 in.
Estimate $100-150

Mirror glass, tablet, and backboard appear original, missing cross-piece below tablet, some paint losses on tablet, some gilt gesso missing on balusters.

Keywords

New England, Backboard, Baluster, Compote, Tablet

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