Louis Philippe Period Silver Gilt Mirror, Original Mercury Glass, France circa 1850

(France, 19th Century)

Louis Philippe Period Silver Gilt Mirror, Original Mercury Glass, France circa 1850
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Louis Philippe Period Silver Gilt Mirror, Original Mercury Glass, France circa 1850

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Louis Philippe Period Silver Gilt Mirror, Original Mercury Glass, France c.1850. This unique mirror features a bold scale of frame along with an unusual shape. The arched top reaches a point and descends along the left and right sides to reach a horizontal base. The convex profile of the moulding that creates the frame adds distinction as it gives the frame a decidely sculptural appearance. This is the original mercury backed mirror glass and as such possesses a degree of wear unusual in most mirrors. Foxing, speckling and scratches give the reflective mirror a textural depth rarely seen in Louis Philippe mirrors. Within the silver gilt the frame features an etched pattern of geometric lattice pattern that gives a sense of depth and texture. The combination of the mirror glass, the aged silver gilt of the frame along with the simplicity of the shape give this piece a most modern appeal.

WIDTH: 42 in | HEIGHT: 56 in | DEPTH: in

Origin France
Category Mirrors
Circa1850
Period 19th Century
ConditionExcellent

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THB REF: 3414920817 DEALER REF: PAS14
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