704 Hanley Industrial Ct. St. Louis, MO 63144 , United States Call Seller 314.644.7066


Signed Russian Pier Mirror, c. 1820

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  • Description
    Tall mahogany pier mirror with fine book matched veneers, the leaf carved cornice with egg and dart molding over the frieze with applied beadwork; the mirror plate with carved molding. Labeled "Carl Ebert, St. Petersbourg" in German, Cyrillic and French.

    Carl Ebert was the patriarch of an important family of Russian mirror makers. By 1814 he was conducting regular business with the Imperial Glass Factory. In 1821 he supplied mirror glass to the Grand Palace of Tsarskoye Selo. Little else is known about him and few of his signed mirrors have survived. His son, Ivan Ebert, became the official manufacturer and supplier to the Imperial Court in 1870.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Origin: Russia
    Period: 19th Century
    Condition: Good. Beautiful color and patina. Light scratches to the mirror plate, minor repairs to the frame, as expected.
    Creation Date: 1820
    Styles / Movements: Biedermeier, Traditional, Empire
    Dealer Reference #: 2102904
    Incollect Reference #: 624281
  • Dimensions
    W. 35.5 in; H. 82.5 in;
    W. 90.17 cm; H. 209.55 cm;
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