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Napoleon III Giltwood Mirror of Louis XVI Inspiration

third quarter 19th century, French, the oval mirror with a segmented surround, framed with beaded giltwood, the outer edge with carved gadrooning, the crest decorated with lovebirds carrying a quiver of arrows and a torch, flanked by laurel sprays.
h. 54", w. 38"


In overall very good condition. A few minor chips and flakes to the tips of carved surfaces. The gilt is rubbed, revealing the underlying gesso and bole. The mirror plate is crisp and clear with some minor occlusions.

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Napoleon III Giltwood Mirror

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jul 28, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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