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French Louis XVI Period 18th Century Gilded Mirror with Carved Musical Allegory

$ 4,900
  • Description
    A French Louis XVI period painted and giltwood mirror from the 18th century with carved Liberal Arts Allegory symbolized by musical instruments and scores. From the era of exquisite design and impeccable craftsmanship, this 18th-century French Louis XVI period mirror stands as a splendid artifact. This painted and giltwood mirror, celebrating the Liberal Arts, is adorned with an allegorical array of musical instruments and scores intricately carved into its crest.

    Prominently showcased are gilded oboes and flutes, their gleaming forms standing out against the green painted background. These musical motifs, signifying the arts' contribution to the cultural milieu of the Louis XVI period, are complemented by carved musical scores, adding to the mirror's historical significance.

    Flanking these central motifs, you'll find delicate flowers, their understated elegance providing a graceful touch to the overall design. The rest of the frame is adorned with linear scrolls and foliage, further enhancing the mirror's aesthetic allure with their naturalistic detailing.

    The mirror plate reveals a slight aging that imbues it with an authentic vintage charm. This French Louis XVI period mirror, with its nod to the Liberal Arts and masterful craftsmanship, serves as a stunning focal point, offering a window into the artistic achievements of the past. Perfect for those seeking a piece that encapsulates history, artistry, and elegance, this mirror is a captivating addition to any interior decor.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Giltwood,Mirror,Wood,Carved,Painted
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Louis XVI
    Dealer Reference #: XX517
    Incollect Reference #: 711494
  • Dimensions
    W. 30.25 in; H. 44 in; D. 2 in;
    W. 76.84 cm; H. 111.76 cm; D. 5.08 cm;
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