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Three (3) Continental parcel gilt Baroque style mirrors, carved wooden frame surmounted by scrolled floral and fan shaped finials and sides, painted shields and carved lamb's tongue to bases. Red oxide paint beneath gilt. Possible Borghese blue stickers to back of two mirrors. Approximately 22" H x 14 1/4" W x 2 3/4" D. 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Jane Dudley, Nashville, TN and Palm Beach, FL. Social icon Jane Dudley was the founder of one of the SouthÕs most prestigious charity events – the Swan Ball, benefiting Cheekwood. She traveled the world as the wife of U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Guilford Dudley, with whom she shared a landmark Nashville estate, Northumberland. A graduate of NashvilleÕs Parmer School, Ward Belmont and Vanderbilt University, she worked briefly for the Tennessean newspaper and later for Tiffany & Co., where she managed corporate accounts for more than twenty years and later served on the board of directors. Mrs. Dudley was also a member of the International Best Dressed List. In 1963 she was the founding chairman of The Swan Ball, now the nationÕs longest running charity ball. She also chaired the Tiffany Feather Ball in New York from 1981-1991, the ball benefiting the Palm Beach Cancer Society in the 1970s (featuring entertainer Bob Hope), and in England, a ball at Blenheim Palace to raise funds for the historic castleÕs roof. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of loss, largest 2 3/4" x 1 5/8", craquelure, to white paint and gilt. Age cracks, largest 3 1/2", to wood. Areas of crazing, largest 5" X 4" to mirrors. Tip of one carved base is not present.