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French Louis XVI Period Mantel Trumeau Mirror “A Parecloses”

France  –  Circa 1780

DIMENSIONS:
5 ft. 5 in.H x 46.5 in.W x 3 in.D
165 cmH x 118 cmW x 8 cmD

Truly unique trumeau mirror in gilded wood and stucco and lacquered in water green. The upper part surrounded by moldings and finely carved knotted two loops ribbon so representative of Louis XVI Pd-linked to a trophy of torch and quiver within olives leaves. All this rich carving on water gilded background. The central mirror is surrounded on three sides by a superb gilded wooden frieze. Both sides are “a parecloses” with high and narrow mirrors inside moldings, providing both an elegant and powerful aspect.

Details

OF THE PERIOD: Louis XVI
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1780
PERIOD: Late 18th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Hand-Carved Wood, Gilt Wood, Painted Wood
CONDITION: Good. The Mirror was hung above a fireplace, so bears the age and soot from the smoke. no smell, just patina.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
DIMENSIONS:
5 ft. 5 in.H x 46.5 in.W x 3 in.D
165 cmH x 118 cmW x 8 cmD