A late 18th/early 19th century Chinese Export black lacquered toilet mirror
Lot 370
An early 19th century Chinese Export black lacquered dressing table glass
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,400 - 2,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
An early 19th century Chinese Export black lacquered dressing table glass
heightened with gilt chinoiseries, the oval plate swing frame mirror with a pierced interlaced cresting, with trailing leaves, above a serpentine moulded base decorated with a mountain landscape with later central monogram of an 'E' and a coronet, above two serpentine drawers, on shaped bracket feet, 51cm wide, 30cm deep, 74cm high (20" wide, 11.5" deep, 29" high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: purchased Sotheby's London, 6 December 1963, lot 121
    A related Chinese Export dressing table glass bearing the label of Town and Emanuel, the New Bond Street 'dealers in & Manufacturers of antique furniture, curoisities and pictures' is illustrated in the C.Gilbert, Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds 1996, p.453, pl.912.
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