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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1

A Fine William and Mary Scrollwork and Oyster Veneered Mirror

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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British, circa 1700, the figured oyster veneered cushion frame set with a fine open fretwork scrolled pediment, 28 x 18 x 3-1/4 in.

Provenance: Property from the Brooklyn Museum


probably original mirror plate with losses to silvering (wrought nails holding backplate in original holes) not examined out of frame, retouch to mirror in upper proper left corner, scattered typical cracks, losses, and minor repairs to veneer, possible 1 inch strip patch to one oyster veneer panel on proper left, original crest attached with modern screws, loss at tip of proper left corner at crest, one small veneer loss to crest at proper right, crest with slight warping (curving towards back), possibly later brace at center back of crest with glue residue, please see details

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Property from the Brooklyn Museum