Crest with etched decoration with Wrede's crest. Etched glass decor in the frame with flowers. Richly carved frame of acanthus leaves, cornucopia and flowers. Height 195, width 110 cm.
200 000 - 300 000 SEK
20 534 - 30 801 EUR
Former Wik castle, Uppland.
Former Vårby, Södermanland.
Belonged to Fabian Wrede, 1641-1712. Count 1687, introduced in 1689.
The mirror was part of Sophia's, daughter of Fabian Wrede, dowry. She married Erik Axelsson Sparre 1707.
Sophia Wrede dowry 1707, De la Gardieska archive, Släktarkiven, Wrede 11, Handwriting volume, Lund University Library.
Schlegel, Bernhard, Swedish Castle: Wijk, Stockholm, 1876, under titel 9 Furniture A, describes the lot: Mirror, big, with gilded sculpted frame, in the frame grinded glass with the weapon of Wrede. Belonged to Royal councillor Fabian Wrede. This mirror is mentioned in De la Garda Archive, part. 14, p. 66 and comes from Vårby in Södermanland.
Castles and mansions in Sweden, Närke, Säbylund, Allhems publisher 1969, the lot depicted page. 215.