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Louis XVI Style Faux Tortoise Oval Mirror, France, 1920s

$286
$89568% Off

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A vintage oval mirror in Louis XVI style with exquisite faux tortoiseshell treatment and gilding, French, circa 1920s. Molded mahogany frame with extensive gilding and masterfully applied faux tortoiseshell finish. The inner band surrounding the mirror is gilt with a line of beading, then the tortoiseshell on a graceful scoop, next a wide band of ribbing along the outer edge, with raised carvings of floral garlands at top, bottom and both sides. Wire line at the back to hang horizontally, but can be changed to hang vertical.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.25 in. (61.6 cm)Width: 28.25 in. (71.76 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920s
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: The mirrored glass has been replaced with a new one. Wear consistent with age and use. Two cracks on the front of frame, repaired but visible, and one crack along the outer edge. Newer mirror.
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 181161stDibs: LU869013780352

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Austin, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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