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Petite Louis XVI Gilt-wood Mirror with Crest, France, c. 1780


A petite and finely constructed Louis XVI period mirror. The frame with gilt exterior, and featuring intricate carved designs in Neoclassical motifs. Dating from the fourth quarter of the 1700s, and French in origin.

The mirror plated with 'cushion' of four rectangular mirror plates, between carved and moulded borders. The elaborate crest with a tied ribbon design & foliate designs, pierced and with good detail. These surrounding a smaller oval mirror, with beaded & moulded border.

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  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    c. 1780
  • Condition
    Fine antique condition, with minor restoration to the crest, cushion and central mirrors with minor oxidation and without visible damage. Carved designs without significant damage, and the gilding in excellent condition, with later touch-up and re-gilding. .
  • Seller location
    Atlanta, GA
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