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Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror

Auction:
2482
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror, John Kidder and Joseph Carter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1815-25, the upper tablet with a pineapple in high relief, with partial maker's label on the reverse, (minor imperfections), ht. 48, wd. at cornice 31 in.

Note: John Kidder (1753-1835) and Joseph Carter became partners in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in 1811.
Estimate $800-1,200

minor gesso loss to cornice, some wear to gilding; tablet warped; glass with imperfections but original.

Keywords

Charlestown, John Kidder, Joseph Carter, Massachusetts, Carter, Charlestown, Boston, Gilding, Gold, Irish mob

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