Lot 19


Late 19th / Early 20th Century

Estimate: £80 - £120
Hammer price: £80
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

With scroll, flower-head and scallop shell decorated arched top, 32cm wide, 59cm high

Condition report: 

The arched top with two later supporting braces to the reverse. Various old holes, dents and rubbed areas to the pressed metal commensurate with age. The arched top with a number of small holes and small dented areas, including a bent over edge to the top left.. 

Further later pinning to some of the pressed brass decoration in areas to the main body of the frame, parts which have invariably become loose over time, worn and torn in places, due to the thin gauge. One small chipped area where there is also a thin crack and metal has become brittle. Other smaller cracks in places.

Probably originally gilt, worn off. Tarnishing in areas. 

Mirror glass with speckles of oxidisation, dirt and dust. 

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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