A CHARLES II CHINOISERIE SILVER-MOUNTED WALL MIRROR, UNMARKED, LONDON, CIRCA 1680
rectangular, the moulded mounts flat-chased in typical Chinoiserie style with exotic birds and foliage, the four angles applied with a cast shaped panel of beadwork and flowerheads, wood backed
42cm., 16½in. high
Most probably converted from a dressing table mirror. No sign of marks. The glass mirror replaced. Typical Country house condition.
"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."
Inventory, 1949, 'MIRROR, rectangular shape in engraved silver frame' in the Strong Room