Lot 92

Large magnificent standing mirror (Psyche)
210 x 118 x 78 cm.
Oval mirror dimensions: 72 x 78 cm.
France, 19th century.

Highly oval movable mirror, facetted at the edge, wooden framed with gilded continuous leaf decoration, the cornice with gilded leaf ring and flanked by a gilded palmette. The two octagonal columns at the sides, on which the mirror is held, carry a gilded bronze eagle as the upper end, with a lightning bolt as a Zeus symbol in the claws, on a sphere, held by leaf decoration. The lower end with the four outwardly curved feet and the columns are richly decorated with gilded bronze ornaments, including four flowers and fruit festoons. Some of the bronzes are oxidized, some of the wood panelling is slightly cracked. (1240924) (2) (18)


Large magnificent standing mirror (Psyche)

210 x 118 x 78 cm.
Oval mirror dimensions: 72 x 78 cm.
France, 19th century.