A George III giltwood pier mirror,
third quarter of the 18th century, of oval shape, the frame of rococo design, carved with acanthus scrolls,
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Some cracks, losses and repairs to the delicate scroll decoration of the frame. Lacking a surmount, with possible further losses to the upper section and re-carving in these areas to negate the damage. Evidence of professional attention. For examples of a similar design, illustrating the sort of crest that this mirror may have had originally, see Adam's, Slane Castle Country House Collections, 12th October 2014, lot 748. Cracks, chips, knocks and losses to gilding. Areas of rubbing and wear. Light wear and mottling to plate. Backboard appears replaced. General wear and repair.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale, Tue, 13th Sep 2022
We are delighted to present a selected preview for our September Fine Interiors auction. Showcasing the very best of Florentine design, the sale is led by a group of nine 17th century pietra dura panels, all beautifully depicting animals in landscapes. The set, from the private collection of the late London art dealer, Sir Jack Baer, sit alongside another pair of a boar and camel and a single panel depicting a hilltop village.
Also featured is a Victorian stone model of the famous Uffizi Boar, as well as a selection of fine furniture and works of art from the 17th-20th centuries, including renowned makers such as Meissen, Gillows of Lancaster, and Thomas Chippendale, giving a taster of the full sale to be published soon.
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