By: Huggins, Maryalice
Sarah Crichton Books: November 2009
Seller ID: 239656
Condition: Used - Very Good
Everything I needed to know about Fox and Grapes mirror, I knew the moment I first I saw it What antiques restorer Maryalice Huggins knew when she stumbled across the mirror at a country auction in Rhode Island was this: She was besotted. Rococo and huge (more than eight feet tall), the mirror was one of the most unusual objects she had ever seen. Huggins had to have it. The frame's elaborate carvings were almost identical to a famous eighteenth-century design. Could this be eighteenth-century American? That would make it rare indeed. But in the rarefied world of American antiques, an object i... View More...