Sat, 18th Sep 2021 10:30

The William Mowat-Thomson Collection

 
 

A PAIR OF GILT UPRIGHT WALL MIRRORS OF CHIPPENDALE DESIGN

Sold for £3,600


Condition report
One mirror entire pagoda section has been off and reattached, lost item originally 'in' pagoda section, further chips, splits, losses and rubbing to detail throughout; the second apparently better condition, does have an area of probable repair upper left and a split through vertical section beneath pagoda, see fifth and sixth images, a chip and loss to moulding lower right, see seventh image, some further chips and splits but less extensive than the other mirror

 

PAIR OF GILT UPRIGHT WALL MIRRORS OF CHIPPENDALE DESIGN,
with pagoda cresting, C scroll and leaf moulded frieze, upright plate below in an openwork frame with entwined vines, with repeating C scroll apron, 158cm high
Provenance: The William Mowat-Thomson Collection

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