A French Louis XVI style giltwood mirror from the 19th century with hand-carved crest adorned with ribbon-tied arrows and torch motifs. Elevate your living space to the epitome of regal opulence with this resplendent French Louis XVI style giltwood mirror from the 19th century.
Gracefully commanding attention at the pinnacle of the mirror is a luxuriant crest, replete with a hand-carved, ribbon-tied arrows and classically-inspired torch motifs. This assemblage is nestled amidst a cascade of foliage, infusing the piece with a sense of movement and grace.
The frame itself is an artisan's dream, boasting protruding corners at the top and elegant volutes at the bottom. Adorned with an intricate "rais-de-coeur" motif and petite beads, the richly carved giltwood frame exhibits a delicate balance between opulence and refinement.
The mirror's nice proportions, harmoniously blending both vertical and horizontal elements, make it an exemplary piece that can effortlessly anchor any space. Whether placed above a mantel, or serving as a focal point in an entryway, this mirror infuses the surroundings with stately elegance and historical gravitas.
The gilded patina envelops the piece in a warm, luminous aura, reflecting both light and beauty, and enveloping the viewer in the grandeur of 19th-century France.
This French Louis XVI style giltwood mirror is not just a functional object but a work of art; an artifact that conveys stories of historical craftsmanship and brings a rich, opulent aesthetic into the discerning home.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 59.5"H x 40"W x 5.5"D
Inventory Number: XX374