OLD DRESDEN CHERUB MIRROR, 19TH CENTURY

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 03, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

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VON STAUFFENBERG COLLECTION

VERSAND NACH EUROPA UND ZAHLUNG AUF OESTERREICHISCHES KONTO MOEGLICH

I JUST FOUND A FORGOTTEN BOX IN MY STORAGE WITH THIS MIRROR. I PURCHASED IT YEARS AGO AND NEVER ACTUALLY UNPACKED IT. THE PIECE IS ABOUT 11" WIDE AND ABOUT 16" TALL. IT HAS THREE PIECES OF PORCELAIN, THEY GO TOGETHER AROUND THE MIRROR. I NEVER PUT IT TOGETHER. I SHOW PICTURES WITH THE PORCELAIN FRAME AND THE LAST PICTURE WITH ONE PIECE TURNED AROUND TO SHOW YOU HOW IT LOOKS LIKE. THE MIRROR ITSELF PROBABLY NEEDS REPLACEMENT. IT LOOKS FINE IF YOU LOOK INTO THE MIRROR, JUST THE SIDE LOOKS BROWN. I TRIED TO PICTURE IT, BUT I AM NOT SURE IF IT SHOWS UP.

I THINK I PAID AROUND $ 450, BUT I JUST HAVE NO PLACE FOR IT AND LET IT GO.

I JUST ATTACHED MORE PICTURES. THE PORCELAIN IS IN THREE PIECES. THEY HAVE LIKE V-SHAPES ON THE END TO SLIDE THE PARTS TOGETHER. TO SECURE THE PIECES THEY ARE PUT TO THE BACK PART OF THE MIRROR WITH SMALL SCREWS. I TRIED TO PICTURE THE EDGES OF THE PARTS AND THE BACK SIDE WITH THE SCREWS.

WHILE TAKING THE PIECE APART AND PUTTING IT TOGETHER FOR DIFFERENT PICTURES I FOUND THE CHERUB USED TO HOLD A FLOWER GARLAND, THIS IS GONE. BEFORE I THOUGHT HE IS HOLDING SOME FLOWERS IN
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