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Louis XVI Style Faux Tortoise Oval Mirror <p>A vintage oval mirror in Louis XVI style with exquisite faux tortoise shell treatment and gilding, French circa 1920s. Molded mahogany frame with extensive gilding and masterfully applied faux tortoise shell finish. The inner band surrounding the mirror is gilt with a line of beading, then the tortoise shell on a graceful scoop, next a wide band of ribbing along the outer edge, with raised carvings of floral garlands at top, bottom and both sides. Wire line at the back to hang horizontally, but can be changed to hang vertical.</p>

Louis XVI Style Faux Tortoise Oval Mirror

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reference: 18116
circa: 1920s
origin: France

height: 24.25"
width: 28.25"
depth: 1.25"

A vintage oval mirror in Louis XVI style with exquisite faux tortoise shell treatment and gilding, French circa 1920s. Molded mahogany frame with extensive gilding and masterfully applied faux tortoise shell finish. The inner band surrounding the mirror is gilt with a line of beading, then the tortoise shell on a graceful scoop, next a wide band of ribbing along the outer edge, with raised carvings of floral garlands at top, bottom and both sides. Wire line at the back to hang horizontally, but can be changed to hang vertical.

Condition: Good vintage condition. Two cracks on the front of frame, repaired but visible, and one crack along the outer edge. Newer mirror.

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