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Louis XV-style Giltwood Overmantel Mirror

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
562
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XV-style Giltwood Overmantel Mirror, shaped and stylized pyramidal form with foliate crest and cartouche with a carved "C" motif, overall heavily carved with scrolls and vine tendrils, and a centralized shell motif at base, ht. 55 3/4, wd. 49 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Heavily restored and stabilized. Numerous old repairs to the crest and border foliage. The interior framework drilled and supported with screws. Mirror is not old.


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

Cartouche, Decorative arts, Ornaments, Overdoor, Scroll

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