Galerie Anna van Elteren


Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror

Specification
Reference number:
679
Diameter:
62 cm
Height:
112 cm
Material:
Wood/ Gold-leaf
Status
Sold

Description

A very pretty 18th c. French mirror with its original mercury glass and gilding.
Carved wooden frame, decorated with vine and acanthusleaves.
The crest with vase of flowers.
Place of origin- France
Period- 18th century, ca. 1765

Source 'World Mirrors 1650-1900' G.Child

'..The eighteenthcentury preoccupation with floral decoration, similar carving at each side in this case of a vine bearing grapes, combined with the basket of flowers in the cresting, might suggest that this frame was intended for a dining room..'

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Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror