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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 852

Chippendale Walnut Parcel Gilt Looking Glass

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

American or British, 18th century, walnut with white pine secondary (per Colonial Williamsburg file notes), figured walnut veneers, scrolled and parcel gilt pediment with leaf and rosette terminals centering a spread winged eagle, 68-1/2 x 31-3/4 x 4-1/2 in.

Provenance: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, New York, purchased 1984; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hennage; Property Deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from the Joseph and June Hennage Collection; all proceeds to benefit the Joseph and June Hennage Collection Acquisition Fund


regilt, mirror plate replaced, candle arms replaced, phoenix cartouche with later braces and attachment, pediment reattached to frame, scattered gilding wear, especially at plate surround, some cracks and repairs at wings (one very fragile), other possible restorations obscured by later gilding, typical minor veneer flaws