A French Louis XV style giltwood mirror from the 19th century, with carved decor symbolizing the Liberal Arts. Born in France during the dynamic 19th century, this exquisite French mirror presents the stylistic characteristics of the Louis XV era. Our eye is immediately drawn to the carved crest, adorned with a luth surrounded by a laurel wreath, symbolizing the Liberal Arts. Perfectly harmonious with the central presence of the musical instrument flanked with the scrolling foliage accented with petite rosettes, the mirror enchants our eyes with its delicate decor. The mirror plate, showing some signs of aging, is surrounded by an elegant frame, adorned with lovely arabesques of scrolling motifs and highlighted with petite tassels on its upper corners. Raised on feet with stylized pinecone motifs, this French 19th century Louis XV style mirror is perfect to be placed leaning against a wall, perhaps above a commode or buffet, or hung on a wall where it will enliven the room beautifully with its golden hue. Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. minor splits or separation is seams are present.
- Size: 25.25″ W x 1″ D x 44″ H.