November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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The reeded cornice with outset corners mounted with acorn spherules, above the frieze carved with inset leaf tip panels centering a flower head and flanked by rosettes, the eglomise panel painted with a view of six American and British warships exchanging broadsides and inscribed "LAKE ERIE" within a border of grape clusters and leaf tips, over a rectangular mirror plate, all within a gilt molded fruit and floral surround and applied baluster and rope-twist columns, the bottom with rosettes at each corner. 49-3/4" x 28-3/4". The eglomise or reverse-painting on glass is derived from the Thomas Birch painting of this decisive 1813 American naval victory during the War of 1812. Provenance: Lot 948 of The William Guthman Collection, Part II. Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, NH, 12 October 2006. CONDITION: Complete, with one small spot of loss to the reverse painting, not affecting overall view/appearance. JLK

This is not a standard shippable item and will require 3rd party shipping or pickup arrangements to be made.

Item Dimensions: 49 x 29 x 5"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,400.00
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids: 21
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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