Period Louis XVI Mirror with a Shell Cartouche

$8,500.00 Period Louis XVI Mirror with a Shell Cartouche

Period Louis XVI Mirror with a Shell Cartouche

$8,500.00

An 18th century Louis XVI mirror with a pierced, finely carved cartouche centered with a scallop shell.  This mirror represents the transition between the Louis XV and Louis XVI style, the muscular frame and cartouche with elements of the rococo era (flowers and open scrollwork) set in the highly symmetrical, neoclassical frame.

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  • Date Of Manufacture c. 1760
  • Period mid 18th century
  • Materials Carved, gilded and painted wood, mirror.
  • Dimensions 32.0ʺ W × 4.0ʺ D × 50.0ʺ H
  • Style Louis XVI
  • Condition Very good to excellent antique condition, with wear to the finish and oxidation to the glass.
  • Inventory Number FRP24
  • Id 538
  • Product Id 3146