Antique mirror Trumeau in a grey lacquered ground having fine carving and its original gilt gold on both frames. Typical of the Decorative French “Regence” period (1700-1730) with palmate at top and C-scrolls around the painting as well as “coquilles ajourees” (pierced scalloped shells) at each corner of the trumeau. Exceptional quality of the “canaux tournant” (grooves)on the mirror’s frame. The original oil painting on canvas represent a young shepperd in a red jacket with his sheeps next to a mountain stream, a bridge and surrounded by crooked rocks and trees.
Of the Period: Louis XIV
Place of Origin: France
Date of Manufacture: 1730
Period: Early 18th Century
Materials and Techniques: Carved Wood, PaintedWood, GiltWood
Condition: Excellent. Mirror has been replaced at some point of time..
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
5 ft. 5 in.H x 41 in.W x 2 in.D
165 cmH x 104 cmW x 5 cmD