Pair Neo-Classical Mirrors with Musical Trophies, about 1830
Wood, gessoed and gilded, iron, and beveled mirror plate
25 1/4 in. high x 23 1/4 in. wide
EX COLL.: [Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1987–88]; to private collection, 1988 until the present
This stunning pair of mirrors is typical of Swedish production about 1825. Mirrors of this type typically came in pairs, the tops often ornamented with baskets of fruit, or, as here, pendant compositions of harps and leaves.