* A Peruvian Baroque Style Giltwood Mirror
carved to show two opposing phoenixes surmounted by a crown, centered with a shaped rectangular mirror plate.
Height 22 x width 17 1/4 inches.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Denver Art Museum
Scattered areas of surface loss to the gilt exposing the underlying gesso, particularly visible on the two phoenix heads, the protruding, molded elements of the crown and the outstretched legs. Area of loss to the tail. Scattered age splits throughout consistent with age.