Very Fine And Rare Courting Mirror
America, prob. CT, and northern Europe, 2nd half 18th c.
An unusually sophisticated courting mirror with carved broken-arch pediment and scalloped bottom surrounding reverse-painted glass. The elaborate cherry carved frame appears to have been made here to encase a simple European courting mirror.
In excellent condition, missing two tiny pieces of glass from interior eglomise frame.
19 ¬Ω‚ h. × 13‚ w.
Provenance: Israel Sack, Inc., New York, Sotheby‚, Sale 6483, Oct 24, 1993, Lot 283.
Exhibited: Museum of American Folk Art, 1983, ‚The Keene Eye,‚ fig. 69. Offered by Elliott & Grace Snyder Antiques
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