French Early 19th Century Louis XVI St. Double Framed Giltwood Mirror
Item # 8192
An elegant French early 19th century Louis XVI st. double framed octagonal giltwood mirror. The original oval shaped beveled mirror plate is framed in a decorative giltwood border with finely carved scrolled foliate patterns. The outer border also displays all the original beveled mirror plates, and combines a rare and striking combination of the octagonal and oval shapes. The giltwood frame displays fluted patterns and finely carved pierced giltwood movements at each corner and a rich pierced bottom foliate pattern with a striking pierced lattice. The impressive pierced top crown is centered by a large acanthus leaf, and a lattice design amidst scrolling acanthus leaves. All original gilt.