SOLD! for $780.00.
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Classical mirror with reverse painted view of Nashville, Tennessee, and the Harper's Weekly wood engraving on which the painting was based. 1st item: Classical carved giltwood and eglomise mirror with molded cornice having applied gilt spheres, above a later horizontal reverse painted panel depicting a view of the city of Nashville and the Cumberland River, dated "Feb. 24 1862" lower right. Gilt frame with two rosettes over columns with acanthus and ring decoration and ebonized fluted rabbet edge. Overall: 33 1/2" H x 25" W. Mirror circa 1830, reverse glass painting likely late 19th to early 20th century. 2nd item: Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly. Civil War era view of Nashville, Tennessee, originally published March 8, 1862, page 152. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with gilt fillet. Lyzon framing label, en verso. Sight: 9 3/8" H x 13 5/8" W. Frame: 15 1/2" H x 19 3/4" W.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: 1st item: Frame with scattered shrinkage to wood and losses to gilt, largest measuring 5/8" H x 1 3/8" W. Eglomise panel added later, in overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with some yellow discoloration to paper and small spot of loss measuring 1/8" x 1/8".