Lot 238

MIRROR with PARECLOSES in carved and gilded wood decorated with plant motifs, interlacing and shells, quivers and trophy flaming torches. In the upper part, a satyr mask with a laurel wreath has its moustache extended in interlacing. The framing mirrors are bevelled. Partly 18th century work. Label on the back " House founded in 1814 LEON DVORJAK DIJON mirror shop, tinning workshop, gilding on wood... ". Height. 190, Width. 107 cm. (small missing parts and accidents). Provenance: descendant of Marie-Pie Michel Claret (1805-1886), architect-decorator of Napoleon III, protégé of Baron James de Rothschild. Mirror lock in gilded wood. Partly 18th century work.