CONSOLE AND MIRROR IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE
Console and Mirror in natural mahogany stained wood in the Louis XVI style, with ornaments in Porcelainand bronze gilt.
The console rests on four straight fluted legs decorated with gilded rings bronze . They are linked by an X-shaped strut supporting an antique vase. The rectangular onyx top follows the rosewood inlaid belt forming reserves with gilded bronze frames, decorated with rais-de-coeur. These reserves hold twenty medallions in Porcelain, depicting flowers. The edges of the medallions are chiselled with a laurel wreath topped by a ribbon. In the centre, a large medallion in bronze gilded represents two winged putti on clouds.
The Mirror is decorated with forty-six plaques in Porcelain. The spandrels are decorated with gilded daisies in bronze . The Mirroris topped in the centre by a medallion in bronze featuring, as on the console, two winged Putti, topped by a trophy. The bevelled mirror follows the shape of the medallion.
Dimensions of the console: H: 84cm, W: 131cm, D: 42cm.
Dim. Mirror: H: 117cm, W: 78cm, D: 5cm.
Late 19th century
Condition report: the two pieces of Louis XVI style furniture are in good general condition, with minor wear on the porcelains. The onyx tray with small chips.