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A pair of North European giltwood pier-glasses, possibly German, circa 1740

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

18,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A pair of North European giltwood pier-glasses, possibly German, circa 1740

A pair of North European giltwood pier-glasses, possibly German, circa 1740

Estimate:

18,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A pair of North European giltwood pier-glasses, possibly German

circa 1740


the later arched divided plates within mirrored border and an acanthus and rocaille carved frame, surmounted by carved female masks 'FROM / W. & J. WRIGHT'S / Oak and Marquitiere / FURNITURE WAREHOUSES, / 27 & 22, WARDOUR STREET, / SOHO'

each 220cm high, 104cm wide; 7ft. 2 5/8 in., 3ft. 5in.

A grand pair of mirrors in overall reasonable restored condition. Some chips, losses and rubbing to gilding with notable loss beneath chin of one mask and a handful of repaired breaks to carved detail. The mirror plates generally in good order although the upper section of one beveled plate with notable scar to silvering and repaired break to marginal plate at lower edge. The other mirror with two repaired breaks to right hand marginal plate. Some foxing to

mirrors as to be expected. Re-gilt.


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Partridge, London, 1989;
Property of a Gentleman;
Christie's, London, 23 May 2018, The Collector: English Furniture, Works of Art & Ceramics, lot 315.