Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror, Peter Grinnell and Son, c. 1815-20, the mirror is embellished with acorn drop pendants, applied drapery and floral rosettes, with partial maker's label on the reverse, ht. 47 1/2, wd. at cornice 26 1/2 in.
Provenance: A note applied to the reverse indicates that Matthew Watson (b. 1786, m. 1818, d. 1857) was the likely original owner of this mirror. He lived at 64 Angell Street in Providence, Rhode Island.
missing two acorns, loss of gesso to floral panel, above pilasters at right, left baluster with losses to acanthus leaves, possibly regilt.