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Four Miniature Metal Mirrors

Auction:
2476
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$415$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Four Miniature Metal Mirrors, Germany and England, 19th century, a large oval mirror with gilt-metal frame, back inscribed "Jan 9th 1860 Chapel Fowler" and a paper label for 'Wingfield's Portrait Rooms, 50, Sidbury, Worcester,' ht. 5.5, with some loss of silvering, two soft metal cheval mirrors, one with a pewter finish, ht. 5.5, the other an early 20th century Babette Schweizer example with gilt paint, ht. 5.5, and a dressing mirror with alabaster base, mounted with a porcelain flower, ht. 3 in., (minor defects to silvering, Schweizer example with minor paint wear and small loss to side, otherwise very good to excellent).
Estimate $300-400

minor defects to silvering, Scheizer example with minor paint wear and small loss to side, otherwise very good to excellent

Keywords

Germany, United Kingdom, Portrait Rooms, gilt-metal frame, Chapel Fowler, Babette Schweizer, soft metal cheval mirrors, gilt paint, Electrical conductors, Mirrors, Silver

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