L11303

/

Lot 241
  • 241

A George II parcel-gilt walnut overmantel mirror circa 1730

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • walnut pine beech
  • 138cm. high, 150cm. wide; 4ft. 6┬╝in., 4ft. 11in.
the triple divided plate, re-silvered, surmounted by a painted scene of figures in a classical landscape in the manner of John Wootton

Condition

Good overall condition. Mirror plates old but re-silvered Gilding refreshed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

A similar giltwood overmantel mirror in illustrated in Graham Child, World Mirrors 1650-1900, 1900, p.93, pl.106.