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October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Classical Gilt Gesso Convex Mirror

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Classical Gilt Gesso Convex Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the ebonized carved eagle with outstretched wings on a foliate-flanked plinth holds in his beak gilt ball festoons which are joined to the circular cove-molded frame with ebonized reeded liner and mirror glass, flanked by enleafed metal and wood candle arms with colorless glass bobeches and teardrops, with acanthus and pineapple-carved pendant below, original gilding, ht. 38 in.

Provenance: Estate of Charles P. Fisher.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

some losses to wood and gesso elements.

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United Kingdom, Charles P. Fisher