* A Victorian Neoclassical Partial Ebonized and Gilt Pier Mirror
having a peaked crest pierce carved with birds and urn form finials over the vertical rectangular plate.
Height 77 x width 41 1/2 inches.
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the Collection of Carin Frucci, Winnetka, Illinois
Scattered areas of surface loss to the frame throughout exposing the underlying gesso; the largest area of loss is 2 3/4 inches in length, and the detached segment is retained. The handled urn form finial on the proper-right side with one missing handle and an area of loss to the other handle. The proper-left creature of the pierce-carved crest with an area of repaired loss to the neck. Some silvering and cloudiness to the mirror plate, particularly along the lower edge and to the central upper register. Additional images available upon request.