New Arrivals   -   Wishlist   -   Recently Viewed   -   Login

A French 19th century Empire period ormolu mounted mahogany Psyche mirror

List: $29,800.00

A French 19th century Empire period ormolu mounted mahogany Psyche mirror

List: $29,800.00

A sensational and most detailed French 19th century Empire period ormolu mounted mahogany Psyche mirror. The mirror is raised by an impressive ormolu support below a thick mahogany base and ‘S’ scrolling carvings decorated by stunning ormolu leaf. The feet... — Read More

  • Item # 3580
  • H: 77.5 in L: 45.5 in D: 23.5 in

    H: 197 cm L: 116 cm D: 60 cm

  • France
  • 19th Century
  • Mahogany, Mirror, Ormolu
  • Empire st. Read More
  • (Empire st.) - Neo-Classical in style, it was inspired by the decorative motifs and characteristics of Greco-Roman models, characterized as noble and massive. Mahogany, Rosewood, and Ebony were the preferred woods. Brass or gilt mounts in the form of swags, festoons, laurel wreaths, torches, and mythological creatures were used. Also common were the Napoleonic emblems of the bee, the crown, and the letter "N". After Napoleon conquered Egypt, he was so inspired by what he saw there, and he instructed his cabinet makers to include designs of sphinxes, Cariatides, and other Egyptian figures, in their creations.
    Payment Plan Option Learn More
    Choose the payment plan option at checkout and customize this payment option with our team. Payment plans are flexible and items will ship once all payments are received.

Questions About This Piece?

(561) 835-1319