Tiffany & Company round sterling vanity mirror with attached easel stand. Comprised of round beveled glass mirror with a banded sterling silver border having scrolling foliate and cartouche decoration, wood back. Marked on the lower edge "Tiffany & Co./17395C/Makers/4501/Sterling Silver/925-1000/M". 17" dia. Circa 1909-1947. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Slight bending to cross bar/hanger attached to the back.
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