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French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood
French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood - Mirrors, Trumeau Style Louis XVI French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood -
Ref : 82709
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Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Gilded wood
Dimensions :
l. 34.65 inch X H. 61.02 inch
Mirrors, Trumeau  - French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood 18th century - French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood
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French Louis XVI mirror, in gilded wood

Large Louis XVI mirror with a pediment carved with the “attributes of Love”: under an arch of flowers a dove is placed on a quiver lined with arrows.
Pine cones, symbol of fertility, as well as bunches of grapes complete this elegant decor.
The frame is decorated with friezes of ovals, flowers and foliage.

France
Original mercury gilding and mirror
18th century


Historical annecdote: The pine is considered in the East as a tree of life, it was attached to the cult of the goddess Cybele. Its fruit, the pine cone, has become a symbol of fertility. The pine cone is very present in the ornamentation of the Louis XVI style which honors nature and plants.

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