July 14, 2022 10:00 EST

The Gilded Age

 
  Lot 74
 

74

A Regency Carved Giltwood Convex Mirror
Thomas Fentham & Co., circa 1810

Surmounted with a hippocampus flanked by serpents, with affixed paper label to reverse: 'THO. FENTHAM & CO./No. 136, STRAND,/NEAR SOMERSET-HOUSE,/Manufacturers of Looking-Glasses,/Convex and Concave Mirrors,/AND ALL SORTS OF/PICTURE and GLASS FRAMES,/GLASS for EXPORTATION.'

H: 50, W: 30, D: 4 1/2 in.

Provenance

Christie's, New York, October 22, 2010, lot 108.
Acquired directly from the above.
From a private New Jersey collection.

Sold for $5,670
Estimated at $7,000 - $10,000


 

Surmounted with a hippocampus flanked by serpents, with affixed paper label to reverse: 'THO. FENTHAM & CO./No. 136, STRAND,/NEAR SOMERSET-HOUSE,/Manufacturers of Looking-Glasses,/Convex and Concave Mirrors,/AND ALL SORTS OF/PICTURE and GLASS FRAMES,/GLASS for EXPORTATION.'

Provenance

Christie's, New York, October 22, 2010, lot 108.
Acquired directly from the above.
From a private New Jersey collection.

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