18th Century French Louis XVI Directoire Carved Giltwood Mirror. Also called a wedding or ‘mariage’ trumeau mirror.
Mirror from France, hand-carved in gilt wood, from the LouisXVI Directory era or period, in the upper part carved in the shape of musical instruments, which possibly symbolizes the arts or a harmonious marriage. On its sides and surrounding the frame, carved wood represents palmette motifs. It retains a very nice vintage patina.
Wooden back with old antique glass. Circa 1780. The looking glass is original to this mirror and has a delightful sparkle and distressed worn patches, this is all part of the mirrors authentic look, giving this mirror extra charm. (See detail pictures of the glass).
Height: 101 cm
Width: 67 cm
Style: Louis XVI
Materials: Glass and wood
Period: Late 18th century
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1780
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use.
Condition & Photography
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