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Neoclassical Painted and Parcel-giltwood Overmantel Mirror

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
807
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Neoclassical Painted and Parcel-giltwood Overmantel Mirror, France, late 19th century, with two gilt lilies underneath stepped entablature of alternating white and verdigris paint, frieze with two classical draped maidens holding foliage garland over torch, all surmounting glazing framed by gilt rosettes at corners, verdigris scales, and plaque of foliate swag at base, ht. 60 3/4, wd. 30 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Festoon, Frieze, Gilding, Pigments, Swag, Verdigris

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