Napoleon III French Bronze Small Standing Vanity Mirror with Original Mirror
The mirror is original, and is set in an absolutely magnificent bronze standing frame. The frame features two dogs who appear to be howling at the dainty little cherubs perched atop the mirror frame. Both dogs have one paw lifted. The dogs are cast in true-to-life form, the details of their faces, ears and muscles carefully formed. The two cherubs have dainty wings and passive facial expressions. They seem to look back at the person who is looking into the mirror.** (Please see close-up photos of the bronze frame as the feature photo was taken at an angle, to prevent light reflection).
The mirror is held in place by a bronze oval mount, which has three screws attaching it to the mirror frame. The mirror standing leg is fashioned from bronze, in the form of a long and intricate garland of flowers and leaves. ** (Please see close-up photos of the bronze frame as the feature photo was taken at an angle, to prevent light reflection).
The mirror stands perfectly and has no cracks. It does have the typical blotchy silvering typical of mirrors of its age (which adds to its antique charm). The dimensions are: 7 1/2" tall x 5" wide x 1" deep at base.
Small bronze standing mirrors from this period with the original glass are rare.
Item ID: MT186
This item is Pending a Sale so cannot be purchased at this time.
Member since Aug 2009
Payment Methods We Accept
- Money Order
- Bank Wire
If you are the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and pay for this item.
Other items from Paris Chateau you may be interested in: