Rare 19th Century Venetian Gilded Glass Mirror

Of elaborate Baroque inspiration, the circular bevelled mirror plate framed with mirror plate etched with foliate scrollwork and border of glass leaves, the top crest decorated with an engraved griffin, trimmed with sculpted glass rippled trim and sculpted glass flowers and leaves, with etched scrolled ears on each side, with some replacement glass throughout and refreshed gilding. Originally a dressing table or Vanity Mirror of considerable size and extravagance, with small cork-fronted feet for standing and evidence of a back support

Italy, 3rd quarter 19th Century
H 98cm x W 62cm
H 38.6" x W 24.42"


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