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Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1547

FINE CONTINENTAL GILTWOOD ARMORIAL MIRROR 75"x57"

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Large Continental Baroque style giltwood mirror, 19th c., having armorial crest featuring double-headed eagle and crown, over two coats of arms containing animals and portrait in profile, flanked by half figures carved in high relief, over scrolled foliate frame with grapevines, urns, dolphins, and protruding figures, encasing flat mirror plate, some typical restorations, small chips and losses to raised elements, approx 75"h, 57"w, 88lbs Start Price: $800.00

Condition

1.15.23-In my opinion regarding:  

LOT – 1547-Please find your requested images, a UV examination reveals some restorations, typical small minor wood loss, repairs, and rubs to gilt surfaces are scattered throughout, the flat mirror plate is intact with no visible chips or cracks, there are some imperfections to plate with some silver loss, minor spotting and wear, I am not an expert on such mirrors, please do let me know should you require further information
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