Antique French Louis XVI Gilded Mirror - Inessa Stewart's Antiques
Possessing stunning detail, this superb Antique French Gilded Mirror displays the epitome of classic styling that was the darling of the court of Louis XVI! Musical instruments, floral sprays and urn finials appear in glorious relief, with an intricately detailed framework completely surrounding the glazing. An inordinately large percentage of the original gilded finish is still extant, making this truly an instant family heirloom!Circa 1870s. Measures 72.5 x 44.
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