Galerie Anna van Elteren


Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror

Specification
Reference number:
679
Width:
62 cm
Height:
112 cm
Material:
Wood/ Gold-leaf
Price:
€3950.00

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
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror
Louis XV carved and gilt wood provincial mirror