Wood and gilded stucco trumeau mirror, Empire period, 19th century

12 500€
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Empire period trumeau mirror in wood and stucco gilded with gold leaf. This table mirror is framed by two antique-style pilasters in wood and stucco, gilded with gold leaf. A rectangular pediment enhances the ensemble, featuring a mythological scene in relief, a frieze of foliage and flower buds, all worked in gold leaf. A frieze of palmettes decorates the lower part of this large wall mirror.

What is a Trumeau mirror?

The trumeau is an architectural element of great historical and aesthetic value. First appearing in the Middle Ages, they reflect the engineering of the time. They represent an important part of art history and architectural heritage. From the 18th century onwards, overmantels became essential elements in the interior design of dining rooms, libraries and other salons, whether modelled or painted. They are usually found above fireplaces. It's not uncommon to see overmantels whose decorative elements are larger than the mirror itself. Over the centuries, the architecture of overmantels has evolved, like the one we offer here in an Empire style, recognizable by its antique decorations enhanced with palmettes, fleurons...

Circa: 1810

Dim: W: 95cm, D: 8cm, H: 202cm.
Dim: W: 37,4in, D: 3,1in, H: 79,5in.

Condition report : Good condition. Wood and stucco re-gilded.

Period: 19th century
Style: Empire
Materials : Wood, Stucco, Gold
LP : 3162
Width : 95 (cm)
Height 202 (cm)
Depth 8 (cm)
Delivery : Calculated at time of payment

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