An Early 19th Century Empire Period Large Giltwood Overmantel Mirror

An Early 19th Century Empire Period Large Giltwood Overmantel Mirror

c. 1810 France

Offered by Timothy Langston

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A fine early 19th century Empire Period giltwood overmantel mirror of rectangular form, the frame with composition decoration throughout of honeysuckles, wreaths and trophy motifs.

The mirror retains its original mercury glass plate.

The honeysuckle decoration on this French Empire mirror refers to happiness and fraternal affection. Together with the symbols of the wreaths and the classical connotations of the trophies, this mirror celebrates the French colonial empire, its power, army and historical achievements.
Dimensions
Height 64.00 inch (162.56 cm)
Width 45.50 inch (115.57 cm)
Depth 3.50 inch (8.89 cm)
Stock Code
0698
Medium
Giltwood
Timothy Langston

Timothy Langston
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