A French Napoleon III Mirror

  • Stock ID: 13771
  • Reference No: FC6

A fine, mid 19th century French Napoleon III period gilt pastille work mirror, the etched and gilt frame with rounded top corners and surmounted by a fretted and out-sized pediment, decorated with a knotted ribbon and laurel wreath crest. The gilding retains a good and soft patination, showing the original gilder's etched foliate patterns and overlays of gold leaf. Retaining the original mirror plate. Area of Paris, circa 1860.

Condition report: In excellent and original, unrestored condition. Requiring some repairs to (some old repairs) on crest and touch-ups.
Dimensions: 148 x 100 cm.
Status: Available

  • Price: AU$7,500.00

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