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Rare very large Louis XVI style standing mirror. Indeed large French mirrors were most often made to be placed on a mantelpiece, console or chest of drawers. The fact that it is not painted or gilded is also quite rare and makes it a piece that will easily fit into a contemporary interior. The mirror has a few small spots of wear and tear, which contribute to its charm. It still has its original wooden back.
Late 19th century
Style: Louis XVI
Louis XVI, who reigned from 1774 to 1789, is remembered as the last absolute monarch. The French Revolution of 1789 overthrew the monarchy by divine right and Louis XVI was guillotined on January 21st 1793.
The Louis XVI style is classical, inspired by Antiquity, the shapes are geometric, the legs of the furniture are straight and light, often fluted. However, under the influence of Marie-Antoinette, the ornaments are enriched with musical and rural attributes, ribbon bows giving a delicate touch to the furniture.
Width: 110 cm
Height: 200 cm