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Full Length Ebonized Bamboo Etched and Silvered Mirror


This sensational Napoleon III mirror is unlike any we've ever seen. Over 7' tall and with its original silvered and etched églomisé mirror, it features a central serpent-entwined palm tree sprouting from a stylized urn and surrounded with a border of ivy leaves. Its "japonais" ebonized bamboo frame reflects the French fascination with all things Eastern and represent the "plus haut" (highest) style of the period. An intensely beautiful and unique focal point.


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  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent condition overall. Minor warping to and separation of inner trim piece between mirror and frame has been secured; very small repair to middle left inner trim piece where it had broken..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 7 ft. 8 in. x W 3 ft. 12 in. x D 2 in.

    H 233.68 cm x W 120.65 cm x D 5.08 cm

  • Seller location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller reference number
    DMI 1027
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